Surgical technologists are are an integral part of the surgical team, assisting surgeons, anesthesiologists and registered nurses in providing care to patients in the operating room. The surgical technologist works under medical supervision to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. This individual ensures that the operating room or environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
The Cisco College Surgical Technology Program is a one-year certificate program beginning in the fall semester of each year. The program includes hours of clinical observation and experience in the operating room as well as lecture and laboratory classes. After successful completion of the required curriculum, students earn a certificate. Students interested in the program should be in good physical and mental condition, be able to perform under stress and possess manual dexterity.
Applications for the Surgical Technology Program are being accepted now through May 1, 2017 for classes beginning August 2017.
Resources & Requirements
Degrees & Certifications Offered
See the Cisco College Catalog for course listings.
- Surgical Technologist
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is a programmatic post-secondary accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education and carries out its accrediting activities in cooperation with 19 review committees. The Surgical Technology program at Cisco College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
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The mission of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting is to provide recognition for the quality of the education programs in its system to the public.
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Students who successfully complete the Surgical Technology Program at Cisco College are eligible to sit for the certification exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
Surgical Technology Professor
Complete application procedure in timely manner
Your professional resume submission
Strong GPA; courses taken & passed with a "C" or better are viewed favorably
Formal interview with a panel including but not limited to the Surgical Technology Dept. and other Allied Health professionals
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