ERIC Number: ED251658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug-13
Reference Count: 0
Surgical Technology Curriculum.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools.
This curriculum guide contains materials for a 10-month postsecondary program to educate qualified adults to function as surgical technicians in association with surgeons and nurses in operating rooms and delivery rooms. The program provides for both a didactic and a clinical component. Contents include general information, a listing of major functions and responsibilities of the surgical technician, general course objectives, and a progress record for recording experiences and achievement. Materials follow for the six major units of study: orientation to the operating room (60 hours), safe patient care (150 hours), intraoperative techniques (200 hours), supplies and equipment (130 hours), basic sciences (330 hours), and supervised experience in surgical technology and surgical procedures (300-350 hours). For each subject area, the following components are provided a brief course description, course objectives, and a content outline with corresponding behavioral objectives, suggested activities, and recommended time. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools.