The Plano Campus (Spring Creek) is closed through Sunday, March 14th due to weather damage. All classes at the Plano Campus (Spring Creek) will be online until further notice and students should contact their professors with any questions.
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Marketable Skills

 
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY MARKETABLE SKILLS
• Maintain a sterile field during surgical procedure as appropriate.
• Count sponges, needles and instruments before, during and after an operation or when requested by another team member.
• Perform surgical scrub and donning gown and glove, assist surgical team with gowning and gloving. 
• Adhere to established safety practices and guidelines to protect the patient and the healthcare team.
• Prepare and pass instruments and supplies to surgeon and surgeon’s assistant. 
• Keeps accurate records of medications (labeling). 
• Maintain the care, clean sterilization of surgical instruments throughout procedure.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to successfully collaborate and work with peers.
• Critical thinking using logic and reasoning to approach problems.
• Listening skills giving full attention to what surgical team members and others are saying.
 
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