Surgical Technology/Technologist is a program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.
The 2021 average tuition & fees of Surgical Technology/Technologist vocational programs is $14,791. The average amount is computed based on the costs for one(1) year or one but less than two years (1-2) years vocational programs. The average length of the Surgical Technology/Technologist vocation program is 780 contact hours (credit hours) and the average completion time is 11.29 months.