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    Lackawanna College

    Academics

    Surgical Technology

    Degree information

    Through a balance of classroom instruction and clinical experience a student will acquire applied skills in the field of Surgical Technology.

    Objectives

    • To give students an understanding the need for surgical intervention
    • To develop an understanding of the role of surgical technologist as a member of the surgical team
    • To instruct students in the responsibilities which the performance of this role entails
    • To assist students in developing the knowledge of the organizational structure of the hospitals, its departments and the operating room
    • To develop a basic understanding of biological science as it relates to safe operating room procedure
    • To facilitate the hands-on, supervised experience in the operating room performing the duties of a surgical technologist.

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    View the curriculum guide (for students beginning in Fall 2014).

    This degree program is currently offered at the Towanda Center only.