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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SG 100 INTRO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY 4 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Introduces the skills and techniques needed to perform as a surgical technologist in the operating room. Surgical instrumentation and basic pharmacology for the surgical technologist are included. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the surgical technology program or consent of program coordinator, EN 101/101A, and MA 110 or higher. PRE- or COREQUISITE: BI 204. Four hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
SG 100L INTRO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY No Credit SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of SG 100.
SG 101 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY I 6 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Continues established of the skills and techniques needed for preparing the operating room for surgical procedures. Legal, ethical, and moral aspects are covered in addition to perioperative case management. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the surgical technology program or consent of program coordinator, BI 205 and SG 100. Four hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
SG 101L SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST I No Credit SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of SG 101.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SG 102 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY II 6 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    A continued study of the principles and practice of surgical case management including the technological sciences and disaster of public health emergency management. Microbiology for the surgical technologist, methods of disinfection and sterilization of the OR, supplies and equipment included. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in SG 101 or consent of program coordinator. Four hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
SG 102L SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST II No Credit SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of SG 102.
SG 103 PHARMACOLOGY AND ANESTHESIA 2 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Covers action and usage of commonly used drugs, the computation of drug dosages, solutions and the methods by which they are administered. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the surgical technology program or consent of program coordinator, and a grade of C or better in both BI 204 and MA 110 or higher. Two hours each week.
SG 201 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY III 6 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    The study of actual surgical procedures and intraoperative performance. It combines pathology, anatomy, and physiology and a step-by-step process of specific surgical procedures to provide the student with a broad knowledge base and the skills needed to perform as a surgical technologist and assistant circulator. Students will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the surgical technologist and reflect the dynamic professional process that is needed in operating room endeavors. Correlates intraoperative procedures with postoperative care. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in SG 101 or consent of program coordinator. Four hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SG 201L SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST III No Credit SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of SG 201.
SG 202 CLINICAL PRACTICUM I 3 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Provides the student with opportunities to apply those theories learned in SG 101 to the actual practice of surgical procedures. (TP/SS only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in SG 101 and SG 201 or consent of program coordinator. Three hundred sixty (360) hours of clinical practice.
SG 211 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY IV 6 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Focuses on the role transition to beginning surgical technologist practitioner. This course combines pharmacology, pathology, anatomy, and physiology, and continues and a step-by-step process of each surgical procedure. Correlates theory with clinical practice. Resume development and employment preparation included. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in SG 201 and SG 202, or consent of program coordinator. PRE- or COREQUISITE: SG 102. COREQUISITE: SG 212. Four hours lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
SG 211L SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST IV No Credit SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Laboratory component of SG 211.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
SG 212 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II 3 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    Emphasizes a common systematic approach to all surgeries and introduces the surgical technologist's role on specialty teams as second circulator and second assistant. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: A grade of C or better in SG 201 and SG 202, or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE: SG 211. Three hundred thirty six (336) hours of clinical practice.
SG 220 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY REVIEW 2 semester hours SG-Surgical Technology
Course Description:    On-campus review designed to facilitate the graduate's entry into the career area of surgical technology. Based on material from the core curriculum for surgical technology, the course's topics include resume writing, construction of a portfolio, job interviewing, national certification examination preparation and strategies, and comprehensive review of content specification of the certifying exam. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITE: Graduate of accredited surgical technology program or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week.

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