Sep 29, 2023  
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHST 150: Surgical Procedures Lecture

6 Cr
Quarters: W
This course explores the surgical technologist’s role in diagnostic and surgical intervention. Students will determine which diagnostic procedures require surgical intervention and will explore general surgery, obstetric and gynecologic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, otorhinolaryngology surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, genitourinary surgery, orthopedic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and neurosurgery. All aspects of theory and principles related to the scrub role in these specialties will be explored.
Prerequisite: Current enrollment within the Surgical Technology program and concurrent enrollment in AHST 151 .