The mission of the Surgical Technology program (Surgical Technology A.A.S.) at Chesapeake College is to prepare the Surgical Technology students to be an integral part of the surgical team in the operating room. This program will set high standards for students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills required to become an integral member of the surgical team. Students will function safely, effectively and efficiently in the Surgical Technologist role.
The Surgical Technology Program – Students are educated through classroom instruction and clinical field work specifically to assist in surgical procedures. Students will learn surgical techniques and essential skills needed in the surgical environment. Students will also learn the preparation and use of the operating room equipment and surgical instruments. The surgical technologist with the development of a surgical conscience will provide the surgical patient with the highest standards of care preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative.
Enrollment in this curriculum is limited by the availability of clinical facilities. In addition to the scholastic standards required of all students enrolled in the College, surgical technology students must achieve a grade of “C” or better in each required BIO and SGT course in order to continue in and graduate from this program.
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CHESAPEAKE COLLEGE is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting ARC/STSA
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