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TitleAdvanced Integrated Surgical Sciences
Course NumberSTS 2335
DepartmentHealth Sciences - Surgical Technology
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

DescriptionPrerequisite: Nationally accredited certification as a surgical technologist (CST). Corequisite: STS2336. Course prepares student for the advanced detail of surgical anatomy, physiology. Includes a review of the common function and structures of the human body including the surface anatomy. Other topics include relevant medical terminology, pathophysiology, etiology, disease, chemistry, microbiology, physics, and the technological sciences and congenital anomalies that are commonly encountered during surgical related interventions. In addition, pathology classification, cellular injury, types of necrosis, inflammation, types of injury, nutritional and metabolic pathologies, immunological disorders, neoplastic disorders, circulatory pathologies, hemodynamic management, and pain management will be included.
InstructorAycock, Hali
Instructor Emailhburns@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 x 3827 (Dept. Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
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