Simi Institute for Careers & Education | Evaluated Learning Experience
Surgical Technologist Career Preparation ST 204
180 hours (10 weeks).
September 2000 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to obtain certifications in BLS and Fire Safety; understand the role they play in the operating room and how it relates to other team members; complete the onboarding process at a hospital site; be able to successfully submit a current resume for a potential job; write an effective cover letter; implement a focused job search plan; and have the knowledge and understanding of how to successfully interview for a surgical technologist position.
This course covers basic life support training, fire card training, N95 mask fitting, the roles and responsibilities of the surgical team, and learning the specific requirements of the onboarding process at hospital sites. Prerequisites: Medical Terminology RC 100/ST 100; Microbiology and Infection Control RC 101/ST 101; Anatomy and Physiology for Healthcare Professionals RC 102/ST 102; Math and Science for Healthcare Professionals RC 103/ST 103; Introduction to Surgical Technology ST 200; Principles and Practices of Surgical Technology ST 201; Pharmacology ST 202.
In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Surgical Technology (4/22).