School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is eligible for financial aid
Full-Time Enrollment Only
Stay local or take your career nationwide (or even abroad) with an in-demand health care career in surgical technology with an associate degree from Moraine Park Technical College.
Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, are allied health professionals who prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment and assist doctors during surgeries.
Moraine Park Surgical Technology students learn the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique, human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
Students gain hands-on experience through two semesters of clinical work, and are required to complete a minimum of 120 clinical cases to graduate.
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 N., Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763
Surgical technology students learn the basic principles and best practices of working in the peri-operative environment, how to maintain a safe and sterile surgical environment, how to provide a safe and supportive environment for the patient, how to prep patients, operating rooms and surgical teams for the preoperative phase, and how to perform intraoperative and postoperative case management.
For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.
*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.
Clinical experiences, evaluations, and attendance at and completion of the scheduled CST exam are exit assessment graduation requirements for the program.
In 2019 100% of graduates passed the Outcomes Assessment Exam.
|Clinical Admissions Requirements|
|806-177||General Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|806-179||Advanced Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|103-159||**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office||1|
|512-125||Introduction to Surgical Technology||4|
|512-126||Surgical Technology Fundamentals 1||4|
|512-127||Exploring Surgical Issues||2|
|512-128||Surgical Technology Fundamentals 2||4|
|512-130||Surgical Skills Application||2|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
|512-131||Surgical Interventions 1||4|
|512-132||Surgical Technology Clinical 1||3|
|512-133||Surgical Technology Clinical 2||3|
|809-1xx||Behavioral Science Course||3|
|512-135||Surgical Technology Clinical 3||3|
|512-136||Surgical Technology Clinical 4||3|
|512-142||Surgical Interventions II||4|
|809-1xx||Social Science Course||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||68|