House Bill 2504 Spring 2014 Course Syllabus SRGT-1461-01 - Clinical - Surgical Technology
Spring 2014 Course Syllabus
SRGT-1461-01 - Clinical - Surgical Technology
|Instructor||Buckner, Brandon Ray|
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|Course Description||A health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.|
SRGT 1505 Introduction to Surgical Technology
SRGT 1509 Fund. of Perioperative Concepts/Techniques
SRGT 1360 Clinical-Surgical Technology
1.Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist Caruthers et. al. (2014) 4th Ed. NewYork:Delmar
2.Study Guide/ Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist Caruthers et. al. (2014) 4th Ed. New York : Delmar
3.Association of Surgical Technologists, Inc. (A.S.T.) (2013) Surgical Technologist Certifying Exam Study Guide. Englewood: A.S.T.
4.Taber et. al. (2013) Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
22th ed. Philadelphia : F.A. David Company
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. A student with three absences may be dropped from class.|
|Course Grading Scale||
S = satisfactory
U = unsatisfactory
|Determination of Final Grade||
Grade will be given as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory by compliance with course objective and clinical evaluations.
1. The Final Grade will be posted through the school computer system.
2. Evaluations are based on course objectives.
3. Clinical Skills check-offs be performed on campus and at clinical locations.
4. Students will be graded on clinical performance, and procedure sheet. Students performance will be evaluated by both preceptors and clinical instructor. Students are expected to perform the following surgical skills correctly:
FIRST SCRUB: ( All Five Criteria)
• Verify supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure.
• Set up the sterile field with instruments, supplies, equipment, medication(s) and solutions needed for the procedure.
• Perform counts with circulator prior to the procedure and before the incision is closed.
• Pass instruments and supplies to the sterile surgical team members during the procedure.
• Maintain sterile technique as measured by recognized breaks in technique and demonstrate knowledge of how to correct with appropriate technique.
SECOND SCRUB: ( active participant in entire case- not met all criteria for first scrub but has completed any of the following)
• Cutting Suture
• Holding Retractors
• Manipulating Endoscopic Camera
OBSERVATION: (Student did not met criteria for first or second scrub)
Student observed case in the OR – not counted as toward required case count but documented by program.
5. Clinical procedure sheets are to be completed and signed each day before leaving the hospital.
6. Students are expected to complete a total of 120 scrubbed procedures during the combined semesters of SRGT 1461 Clinical Practice I and SRGT 1462 Clinical Practice II.
• The total number of cases the student must complete is 120
• Students are required to complete 30 cases in General Surgery. Twenty of the cases must be First Scrub Role.
• Students are required to complete 90 cases in various surgical specialties. Sixty of the cases must be First Scrub Role and evenly distributed between a minimum of five surgical specialties. However 15 is the maximum number of cases that can be counted in any one surgical specialty.
• The Surgical Technology Program is required to verify through the surgical rotation documentation the student’s progression in First and Second Scrubbing surgical procedures of increased complexity as he/she moves toward entry level graduate abilities.
• Diagnostic endoscopy cases and vaginal delivery cases are not mandatory, but up to 10 diagnostic endoscopy cases and 5 vaginal delivery cases can be counted toward the maximum number of second scrub role cases.
• Observation cases must be documented, but do not count toward the 120 required cases.
7. COUNTING CASES- Cases will be counted according to surgical specialty. Examples:
Trauma patients that require a splenectomy and a repair of a Lefort 1 fracture. Two cases can be counted and documented since the splenectomy is in the general surgery specialty and the repair of the Lefort I fracture is Oral-maxillofacial specialty.
Patients require a breast biopsy followed by mastectomy. It is one pathology, breast cancer, and the specialty is general surgery; therefore it is counted and documented as one procedure-one case.
8. Students not completing a minimum of 120 cases scrubbed in General, Genitourinary, Gynecology, Orthopedic, and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeries will be reviewed by the (NBSTSA) National Board of Surgical Technology And Surgical Assisting to determine eligibility to test for certification.
|Final Exam Date||May 7, 2014 - 10:00 AM|
Week 1: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 2: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 3: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 4: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 5: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 6: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 7: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 8: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 9: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 10: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
Week 11: Scrub and participate in all procedures available
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
All procedures sheets are due by the following class day (Thursday). You must have 120 cases SCRUBBED by the end of clinical (August 2014)
120 cases = 30 cases General Surgery + 90 cases in 5 other specialties
......................20 First Scrubs + 60 First Scrubs
......................10 Second Scrubs + 30 Second Scrubs
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Uses appropriate terminology related to anatomy and physiology, instruments, 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. Demonstrates a surgical consciousness that promotes maintenance of a sterile field.
4. Practices within the legal and ethical framework of the surgical technologist.
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions.
2. Perform within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry.
3. Demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
4. Use appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|Additional Information||Truman Hare CST will be our adjunct instructor this semester.|
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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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