Patient Care for the Surgical Technologist
- Permission Required:
- Surgical Technology (Technical Credit)
- Corequisite Narrative:
- 1.00 Credit
- 2.00 Hours
This course is designed to introduce the student to safe patient care. The main focus topics of this course will be: total needs of the surgical patient, diagnostic procedures, patient identification, pharmacology, specimen care, patient transfer/transportation, bio/psycho/social needs of the patient, consents, special populations, tubes, drains and catheters, surgical dressings, and malignant hyperthermia.