Surgical Technology Lab (STSL)

STSL 1327  Principles and Practices of Surgical Technology Laboratory  
Credit Hours:   2  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course is an introduction to proper handling, assembly, and sterilization of instruments, equipment, and supplies. Techniques and procedures include surgical scrubbing prior to surgical procedures; gowning, gloving, and assisting surgical team members; counting instruments, sponges, needles, and other items on the sterile field; performing initial steps of surgical procedures; and handling sterile equipment and supplies during an operation.