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Surgical Technology

Our Program offers a five semester Associate of Applied Science Degree that consists of academic, lab and clinical skills. The student surgical technologist will learn theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combine the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and the implementation of surgical instrumentation and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. As a part of our program students take the National Certification Exam via Web based testing on the Columbus State campus. Our pass rate for the National Certification Exam is 83%.

The Surgical Technology Program at Columbus State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

Program Mission and Goal Statement

As part of the Surgical Technology Program, we accept the philosophy that our major function is to provide a program of education which will enable individuals to acquire the knowledge, skills and affective learning domains necessary to become an entry-level healthcare professional.

Our graduates will earn a degree, take the National Certification Exam, be accountable as a health care professional, and be a contributing, self-directing responsible member of the surgical team. To help satisfy the need for Surgical Technologists in our local and regional communities.

 Accreditation

The Columbus State Community College Surgical Technology Programs accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Hwy 19 N., Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350
www.caahep.org

 

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