Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AHST 215 - Surgical Lab II

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): AHST 216 
Corequisite(s): AHST 202  and AHST 250 
This course presents entry level responsibilities and competencies of the surgical technologist and related nursing procedures in the first scrub, second scrub, and circulator roles. This course includes simulation, role playing, problem-solving sessions, and clinical observation experiences. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the surgical technologist scope of practice and surgical conscience in healthcare.
  • Identify and demontstrate additional and advanced preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative procedural techniques in association with the operating room, equipment, supplies, instruments, and the surgical patient.
  • Demonstrate advanced asepsis, disinfection and sterilization in regards to the operating room, instruments, supplies and the surgical patient.
  • Demonstrate advanced safety, legal and moral concepts and actions in regards to themselves and patient care.

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