The Surgical Technology program prepares students to function in cooperation with the surgeon and nurses in the operating
room performing duties that are vital for the safety and care of surgical patients. Students must have knowledge and skills
in surgical aseptic techniques for preparation and use of materials during a surgical procedure. Students also must be able
to relate to patients and other people in the field. Using reasonable judgment when working in emergency surgical situations
At the completion of the program, students will be able to accept responsibility expected of the surgical technologist as
a beginning staff employee in the operating room. Upon completion of the program, students will be eligible to write the
National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists for qualification as a certified surgical technologist (CST).
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
(www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the National Board of
Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (www.nbstsa.org).
- The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
- 6 West Dry Creek Circle, Ste. 100
- Littleton, CO 80120
- Toll-free: (800) 707-0057
- Fax: (303) 325-2536