Surgical Technology

Surgical Technology

  • Description: The Surgical Technology program prepares its graduates with a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of surgical procedures and functions in the operating room. Upon completion of the program, graduates are qualified to serve on a surgical team in any hospital operating room and are also eligible to take the Certification Examination of the Association of Surgical Technologists.
     
Surgical Technology Program Outcomes Program Measurements Used
Results Comparison Data Continuous Improvement
1. Perform as an integral member of the surgical team with minimum orientation.
Employer Survey
100% satisfaction with graduate skills LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time.
2. Provide responsible care of the surgical patient with guidance and supervision.
Employer Survey
100% satisfaction with graduate skills LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time.
3. Display professional behavior and adhere to the “Professional Code of Ethics” as defined by the Association of Surgical Technologists.
Employer Survey
100% satisfaction with graduate skills LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time.
4. Apply knowledge of the basic concepts and principles of surgical technology for optimum care of the surgical patient and demonstrate competencies as defined by the Association of Surgical Technologists:
*2007 Surgical Technician National Certifying Exam
92% passage rate
National average:  66% passage

 

No intervention needed at this time.
 
 
a.  Demonstrate patient care concepts.
b. Demonstrate the application of the principles of asepsis in a knowledgeable manner to provide optimum patient care.
c. Demonstrate basic surgical case preparation skills.

 

 

*Employer Survey
 
 
 
100% satisfaction with graduate skills

 

 

LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
 
 
 
 

 

 

No intervention needed at this time.
 
 
 
 
d. Demonstrate creation and maintenance of the sterile field.
e. Demonstrate the role of the scrub person.
f. Demonstrate the role of the circulator
g. Demonstrate accountability as a health care professional.
5. Function as a responsible member of the surgical team with minimum direction.
Employer Survey
100% satisfaction with graduate skills LCCC Benchmark level of 90%
No intervention needed at this time.
6. Be eligible to sit for the National Certifying Examination.
2007 Surgical Technician National Certifying Exam
92% passage rate
National average:  66% passage No intervention needed at this time.

 * Both program measurements used to assess all criteria (a-g) for outcome #4.


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