Surgical technologists are also known as operating room technicians who are involved in providing surgical care. They are the members of the surgical team in any medical institution. Surgical technologists have knowledge of sterile and aseptic techniques. The students who enroll in this program are given basic information about surgical instruments, sterile techniques, and management during surgery.
The Surgical Technologist Training Program is designed to prepare students to function as members of the surgical team in hospitals and clinics with registered nurses and surgeons in the operating room. The program curriculum consists of medical terminology; human anatomy and physiology; fundamentals of pharmacology; microbiology and immunology. Students are taught ethics as well as good communication skills to enhance teamwork in operating rooms. Students are familiarized with basic knowledge of surgical instruments, aseptic techniques, draping techniques, and surgical site management.
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Additional requirements for MRI, Radiology, DMS, NICVS, and Surgical Programs:
Applicants who don’t have at least 30 college credits will have to take and pass a free placement test of Stellar Career College to qualify for the admission into MRI, Radiology, DMS, NICVS, or Surgical program. Placement test can be taken online or at the College campus by appointment.
- Applicants must complete an application for admission
- Applicants should schedule an appointment for an application interview
- Applicants must complete a nationally recognized basic skills assessment or have a High School diploma
- Applicants must complete and sign an enrollment agreement
Graduates who will pass all courses included in the program as per college’s Satisfactory Academic Requirements and fulfill their financial obligation towards the college will receive a Certificate of Completion. Graduates may be eligible to challenge national certification exam to become certified by passing the credentialing examination provided they meet all additional requirements of the credentialing agency including but not limited to the background check requirements. Please check credentialing eligibility requirements by contacting the credentialing agency directly.