ERIC Number: ED397299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Surgical Technology Programs (CIP: 51.0909--Surgical/Operating Room Tech.). Postsecondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the surgical technology program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies for the program, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: fundamentals of surgical technology; principles of surgical technique; surgical anatomy; surgical microbiology; basic and related surgical procedures; specialized surgical procedures; advanced surgical procedures; and related academic courses--anatomy and physiology I and II, microbiology, general chemistry I, general chemistry lab I, general biology I and II, college algebra, child psychology, adolescent psychology, nutrition, personal and community health I and II, and marriage and family. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Leadership, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Surgery, Surgical Technicians, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi