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Surgical Technologist

Karen Dempsey - Dept. Head
Jocelyn Brosnan
Telephone: (203) 397-4031 Ext. 386
 

This program prepares the individuals to become a member of a surgical team that delivers direct patient care before, during and after surgery. This program includes 1) classroom, 2) laboratory and 3) clinical experiences. ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or G.E.D. Acceptable scores on pre-entrance tests.

Surgical Technologist students at work
Surgical Technologist students at work
Surgical Technologist students at work
Surgical Technologist students at work
You will learn:
  • Basic Sciences

  • Anatomy

  • Microbiology

  • Aseptic Technique

  • Instrumentation

  • Patient Care

  • Pharmacology

  • Supplies and equipment

  • Surgical procedures

Places of Employment
  • Hospitals

    Surgery
    Heart catheterization lab
    Labor and delivery
    Central processing
    Instrument rooms

  • Surgery Centers

  • Physician/Surgeon's Offices

  • Women's center

  • Medical Sales

  • Product development

  • Research

  • Laser technology

  • Biomedical engineering

Career Opportunities
  • Surgical technologist

  • Central processing technician

  • Organ retrieval assistant

  • Medical sales representative