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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

STS0003 - Introduction to Surgical Technology (PSAV)

Credits/Clock Hours:
144 clock hours

This course focuses on professional responsibilities, interpersonal relationships and communication skills for health care personnel in the preoperative setting. Included is legal and ethical responsibilities, the physical environment, safety issues, microbiology, and basic knowledge of OR equipment, supplies, and instrumentation. Liability insurance required.

Corequisite: STS0003L (with a grade of C or higher)

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