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Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Yakima Valley College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHST 220: Preparing for Board Certification I

2 Cr
Quarters: S
The first of two courses that will prepare the surgical technology student to successfully participate in the National Board Certification Examination will review all subjects relating to surgical technology with an emphasis on test-taking strategies and skills. Topics covered will include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology and infection control, the surgical patient and the surgical environment, wound management and asepsis, instrumentation and equipment, case preparation, and the professional aspects of surgical technology.
Prerequisite: Current enrollment within the Surgical Technology program and successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in AHST 201  and AHST 202 .