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TitleAdvanced Surgical Procedures for the Surgical Assistant
Course NumberSTS 2336
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: STS2335. Prepares surgical technologist students with the additional core knowledge to assist with surgical procedures. Includes relevant preoperative diagnosis, common complications, surgical sequence, pharmacology, instrumentation, equipment, operative pathophysiology, and postoperative care for common surgical procedures that may require a surgical assistant. Core surgical specialties to be covered include the services of general, gynecologic and obstetric, otolaryngology, genitourinary, and orthopedic, ophthalmic, plastic and reconstructive, neurosurgery, vascular, and cardiothoracic.
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.
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