Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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AHST 255 - Advanced Surgical Clinical


Credit(s): 10

Prerequisite(s): AHST 202 , AHST 216 .
Corequisite(s): AHST 207 .
Students will be scrubbing in a hospital operating room. This clinical will prepare students to perform in the role of first scrub.  Students will assist in a variety of surgeries and related duties.  Students will apply their knowledge of surgical techniques, procedures, equipment, instruments, and supplies along with increasingly developing their skills to more complex procedures.  This class will also have rotations in Central Processing, Same Day Surgery, and Endoscopy. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Document required paperwork.
  • Demonstrate sterile technique.
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology towards surgical procedures.
  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior in the surgical setting.
  • Function in the role of a first scrub independently in most surgical cases.
  • Collaborate with others in complicated, dynamic, and/or ambiguous situations.



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