SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

Surgical Technology

CLASS INFORMATION

In the operating room (OR) surg techs prepare patients for surgery, set up surgical instruments / equipment, pass sterile supplies / instruments to surgeon and ensure the integrity of the sterile field throughout the procedure. Outside the OR, they might manage central supply departments, evaluate products, or go into medical sales. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National Certified Surgical Technologist Exam.

Accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

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QUICK FACTS

Average Salary: $17.10/hr
Students: Adult
Campus: Drumright
Times: Full Day

License & Certifications:
Certified Surgical Technologist
• Endorsed by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

Save and email application to chet.cundiff@centraltech.edu

or mail to:
Central Technology Center
3 CT Circle
Drumright, OK 74030
Attn: Career Advisor

CAREER MAJORS

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

Accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)

Surgical Technology provides the student with knowledge and skills needed to function as a member of the surgical team, delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. Instruction is provided in principles of aseptic techniques, patient care, basic sciences, supplies and equipment and professional preparation.

Surgical Technology Gainful Employment

INFORMATION SESSIONS

All applicants are required to attend an informat ion session with the instructor. To sign up for an Information Session contact the Career Advisor at 918.352.2551, extension 283. Bring your application packet with you.

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Do Your Research. Ask Questions. Central Tech
Is the program compliant by the CAAHEP standards?
(Commission on Allied Accreditation for Healthcare Education Program
Yes
What is the total cost of tuition, books & fees?
(immunizations, drug-testing, background checks, etc.)
$5233
Does the cost also include your uniform? Yes
Does the cost cover the CST (Certified Surgical Technologist) exam for your certification? (Approx. $250) Yes
How much can you expect to receive as an hourly wage after graduation? $15-$17
What is the placement rate for the program? '14-'15 - 80%
'13-'14 - 100%
How many hours (or how long) does it take to complete the program? 10 mo. / 1200 hrs.
How many of those hours are dedicated to clinicals? 600
Upon completion of the program, will you be a Certified Surgical Technologist? Based on passing CST exam. Pass rate for the following years:
2014-2015 was 80%
Yes