ACADEMIC MAP
Surgical Technology, A.A.S

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 109 ANAT & PHYS FOR ALLIED HEALTH 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ST 100 INTRO TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY 6 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ST 102 SURG INSTRUMENT, EQUIP & SUPPL 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 153 Medical Terminology for Healthcare Careers 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 17

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
MATH 120 — QUANTITATIVE LITERACY OR HIGHER 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ST 113 Pathophysiology of the Surgical Patient 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ST 110 PATIENT CARE CONCEPTS 1 6 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ST 211 PATIENT CARE CONCEPTS 2 8 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ST 114 PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COMM 112 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 14

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ST 212 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE 10 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
SOCIETY, DIVERSITY & CONNECTIONS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 13

The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology prepares students to work under the supervision of a surgeon to assist the safe and efficient performance of invasive surgical procedures and ensure the operative procedure is performed under optimal conditions for patient safety

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a clinical component that require a background check on admission, drug testing, active CPR card, and current immunizations.

CAREER PLANNING:

CAPSTONE COURSE:

The course includes a 360- hour preceptorship and a review for the NBSTSA Certification Exam.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

NBSTSA Surgical Technology Certification Exam is a course requirement of ST 212. Successful students earn the credential of a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
60


2020-2021

 
General Education Courses
Surgical Technology Process

2020-2021

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