The Surgical Technology program has extended the deadline for applications to June 7, 2013.
The Surgical Technology Program is a one year certificate program starting in the fall semester.
Upon completion of the Surgical Technology Program, you will be qualified to assist the surgical team during surgery. A surgical technologist may work as a surgical scrub person, passing instruments and surgical supplies to the surgeon, assist the RN circulating during the surgical procedure, or other areas within the operating room department.
During your training you will learn theory, surgical procedures, instrumentation, aseptic technique, and surgical equipment and supplies. Through a clinical education course, you will receive valuable clinical experience in the operating suite of a local hospital. Upon completing your course work, you will be eligible to take the National Certification Examination.
For further information on the Surgical Technology (ST) program, please select a topic of interest from the list below.
Professional Organizations & Sites of Interest
The Surgical Technology Program maintains close ties with the Association of Surgical Technologists and the Association of Operating Room Nurses.
- Association of Surgical Technologist
- Association of Operating Room Nurses
The following are some interesting web sites about Surgical Technology.
Faculty & Staff
The Surgical Technology Program faculty are certified surgical technologists with years of experience in operating room nursing. They are dedicated professionals with expertise in many surgical services, providing the student with the best academic and clinical experience available.
- Renee K. Guillory, CST, Program Director, Instructor
- Jessica Garza, CST Clinical Coordinator, Instructor