House Bill 2504 Fall 2012 Course Syllabus SRGT-1505-01 - Introduction to Surgical Technology
Fall 2012 Course Syllabus
SRGT-1505-01 - Introduction to Surgical Technology
|Instructor||Buckner, Brandon Ray|
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|Course Description||Orientation to surgical technology theory, surgical pharmacology and anesthesia, technological sciences and patient care concepts.|
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 2420 Introduction to Microbiology
NURA 1301 Nurse Aide for Health Care Organizations I
NURA 1160 Clinical – Nursing Assistant/Aide 1
SRGT 1301 Medical Terminology
Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist AST 20008 3E
Study Guide/Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist AST 2008 3E
Taber’s cyclopedic medical dictionary (21st ed.).(2009) Philadelphia: F. A. Davis
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1. Because poor attendance is a leading reason for termination from a job in all areas of employment, attendance at all scheduled classes is expected.
2. A student who is absent from course activities for more than three (3) days may be dropped from the program by the Program Director.
3. Students on campus but not in class are considered absent.
4. Late arrival to class is disruptive. Students who consistently arrive after the beginning of the class (2 or more times) will be counseled and a plan of corrective action determined. Class will begin promptly at the scheduled time. Students who arrive fifteen (15) minutes after the beginning of class should not enter the classroom and should wait until break to enter.
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6. Students who arrive after an exam starts, but before it ends, may take the exam without penalty. They are given no additional time.
|Course Grading Scale||
90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 75 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 60 = F
|Determination of Final Grade||
The following method will be used to determine each student’s grade in the course:
Exam I Grade
Exam II Grade
Exam III Grade
Exam IV Grade
Exam V Grade
Exam VI Grade
Daily Work Grade
|Final Exam Date||December 11, 2012 - 8:00 AM|
Week 1: 8-29-12 Ch. 1 Orient.to SurgicalTechnology AST 3E.p.2-25
Week 2: 9-05-12 Ch. 1 Orient.toSurgicalTechnology AST 3E.p.2-25
Week 3: 9-12-12 Exam I Ch2.StandardsofConduct AST 3E. pages 26-44
Week 4: 9-19-12 Ch 2.StandardsofConduct AST 3E. pages 26-44
Week 5: 9-26-12 Ch 3.TheSurgical Patient AST 3E. pages 45-56
Week 6: 10-03-12 Exam II Ch.4Special PopulationsAST 3E. pages 57-79
Week 7: 10-10-12 Ch. 4 Special Populations AST 3E. pages 57-79
Week 8: 10-17-12 ExamIII Ch.5 Physical Environment AST 3E.pages80-102
Week 9: 10-24-12 Ch. 5 Physical Environment AST 3E. pages 80-102
Week 10: 10-31-12 Exam IV Ch 6 Biomedical ScienceAST 3E. pages 104-138
Week 11: 11-07-12 Ch 6 Biomedical Science AST 3E. pages 104-138
Week 12: 11-14-12 Ch 6 Biomedical Science AST 3E. pages 104-138
Week 13: 11-21-12 Exam V Ch.9 Surgical PharmAST 3E. pages 204-252
Week 14: 11-28-12 Ch. 9 Surgical PharmAST 3E. pages 204-252
Week 15: 12-05-12 Exam VI Review for finals
Week 16: 12-11-12 FINAL EXAM
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||The study guide that accompanies the Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist text book has a corresponding section for each chapter covered in the textbook. The student will complete the workbook assignment prior to testing on a chapter. That assignment will be due the day of the exam. Failure to turn in the assignment will result in a Zero grade. Late work will not be accepted.|
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
Upon completion of the Surgical Technology Program graduates will be able to:
1. Use appropriate terminology related to anatomy and physiology, suturing, accessory equipment and specialized equipment associated with surgical procedures.
2. Operates as a surgical technologist in the scrub role during all basic surgical procedures.
3. Demonstrate a surgical consciousness that promotes maintenance of a sterile field.
4. Practice within the legal and ethical framework of the surgical technologist.
5. Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
Course Learning Outcomes:
In accordance with the mission of LSC-PA, SRGT 1505 Intro to Surgical Technology assists the student to develop the particular skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success as a surgical technologist. Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Explain the physical, interpersonal, and ethical aspects of operating room environment.
2. Relate basic concepts of surgical pharmacology and anesthesia
3. Identify basic concepts of technological sciences
4. Identify and demonstrate patient care concepts.
5. Exhibits comprehension of content-area reading material.
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA’s efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|
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