38 credit hours
This certificate is designed for Surgical Technicians that already have a degree in Surgical Technology plus 2 years experience as a Certified Surgical Technician.
First Semester
BUSI 1301 Business Principles
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
CSFA 1371 Fundamentals and Surgical Safety
CSFA 2371 Surgical Procedures
CSFA 2472 Suturing, Knot Tying, Hemostasis, and Wound Healing
Second Semester
CSFA 1172 Pharmacology and Anesthesia
CSFA 1173 Principles of Surgical Assisting Lab I
CSFA 1175 Perioperative Microbiology and Bioscience
CSFA 2372 Operative Anatomy and Pathophysiology I
CSFA 2473 Surgical Assisting Clinical I
HPRS 2232 Health Care Communications
Third Semester
CSFA 1176 Complications in Surgery
CSFA 2171 Role Definition, Ethical, Legal and Moral Responsibilities
CSFA 2173 Principles of Surgical Assisting Lab II
CSFA 2373 Operative Anatomy and Pathophysiology II
CSFA 2474 Surgical Assisting Clinical II (Capstone)