Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2407
The Surgical Technology program prepares its graduates with a thorough knowledge of all surgical specialties and the role of the surgical technologist in the operating room. Upon completion of the program, graduates are qualified to serve on a surgical team in any hospital or surgery center. Surgical technology students learn all of the surgical specialties through classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences. Students take the national certification exam in the final semester, leading to the certified surgical technologist (CST) credential with successful passing of the exam. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
Surgical Technology Program Details
|Preadmission Course - Must be completed before a program application can be submitted|
||Career Explorations in Surgical Technology
|Fall Semester (First Year)
||Introduction to Medical Terminology **
||Introduction to Patient Care **/****
||Anatomy and Physiology I **
||College Composition I
||College 101 ^
||Introduction to Surgical Technology I >**
|Spring Semester (First Year) |
||Anatomy and Physiology II >**
||Surgical Technology II - Surgical Procedures >**
|Fall Semester (Second Year) |
||General Pathology >
||General Microbiology >**
||College Composition II >
||Surgical Technology III - Surgical Procedures >**
|Spring Semester (Second Year) |
||Introduction to Sociology
||Surgical Technology IV >** //
|Total Credit Hours: 65|
1. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
2. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. **** Students who have STNA status are not required to take ALHN 113.
5. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
Established May 1986
Revised January 2015
Effective August 2016