The Surgical Technician Program, offered at our Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, school, provides the classes and training designed to simulate the environment of a surgical technician. Our classes will give you the knowledge and training necessary to obtain entry-level employment as a surgical technician.
Meaningful and helpful work in the healthcare industry happens here. Learn the basic principles of anatomy and physiology, microbiology, aseptic technique, surgical routines and procedures, and how to assist at specialty surgeries. Communication skills, along with legal and ethical considerations, are emphasized as integral parts of the surgical technician’s role.
Surgical technicians are valuable members of the surgical team, working under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses and other surgical personnel. They prepare the patient and operating room prior to surgery, and assist during and after the procedure. Surgical technicians perform duties that are vital to the safety and care of surgical patients.
WHICH SURGICAL TECHNICIAN SKILLS WILL I LEARN?
- Sterilize instruments, gowns, surfaces and other supplies
- Help surgeon into fresh gowns and gloves
- Gather linens, fluids and equipment
- Be knowledgeable about procedures
- Prepare instruments
- Count instruments, needles and sponges before, during and after operations
- Check surgical machines and equipment
- Deliver specimens
- Monitor patients’ vital signs
- Prepare patients: wash, shave, sterilize site of surgery
- Wheel patients to and from O.R.
- Handle instruments with the surgeon throughout procedures
- Prepare O.R. for procedures and clean O.R. after procedures
WHERE DO SURGICAL TECHNICIANS WORK?
- Ambulatory Surgical
- Physician Offices
- Outpatient Care Centers
- Medical Centers
Heritage College in Oklahoma City is not currently accepting applications for enrollment in the Esthetics program.
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Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools, 3700 North Classen Blvd., Suite 250, Oklahoma City, OK 73118-2864, (405) 528-3370
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA
7202 S. I-35 Service Road,
Oklahoma City, OK 73149
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Easy to reach from both I-35 and I-240, our Oklahoma City campus is adjacent to the Plaza Mayor and features both a student resource center and a lounge along with 24 distinct instructional areas and classrooms.
As students prepare for their healthcare career, they often study in simulated, real-life settings including a therapeutic massage clinic and an esthetics salon that are open to the public, two X-ray labs, two medical assisting labs, a pharmacy lab, three computer labs, a surgical lab, an instructional gym for personal training students, and a veterinary technician lab.
Heritage College utilizes industry-standard equipment for our career education programs to ensure that students are prepared with the knowledge, skills and hands-on training needed for successful employment in their chosen field. Additionally, the campus offers a number of resources to assist students, and the faculty and staff are committed to the success of our students.