SUT 1100 - Sterile Processing I
An introduction to the principles, techniques and issues in the surgical and sterile processing environment. Topics include, sterile technique, packaging and wrapping techniques, sterilization methods, basic surgical instruments, basic microbiology, and hospital equipment identification. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
SUT 1101 - Tissue Banking I
Provides the framework and environment for the practice of Tissue Banking. Focuses on history and organizational systems, ethics, rules and regulations, basic sciences, procurement, processing, distribution, and quality systems set by the American Association of Tissue Banking (AATB), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and related regulatory agencies.
SUT 1107 - Lab for Tissue Banking I
Provides the framework and environment for the practice of sterile technique, laboratory and machining skills, and sterile processing in Tissue Banking. Introduces the use of sterile technique, surgical hand preparation, gowning and gloving procedures, clean room procedures and protocols, and post processing protocols. Introduces basic tissue processing skills to include setting up sterile tables and use of surgical instrumentation and machining tools and equipment. Introduces sterile processing skills to include decontamination, wrapping and sterilization, and storage procedures. Taught in a 8-week term. Five lab hours per week.
SUT 1110 - Theory & Fundamentals
Discusses the framework and environment for the practice of Surgical Technology. Focuses on safety through the impact of sterile technique and sterilization practices, patient care, anesthesia, 'all hazards', and introduces the use of therapeutic communication, professionalism, group process, and critical thinking.
SUT 1117 - Laboratory for Theory & Fundamentals
Beginning competencies in aseptic technique, surgical hand preparation, gowning and gloving techniques, patient positioning, patient skin preparation, patient draping, preoperative patient care techniques to include chart review, vital signs, and intraoperative surgical case management. Three lab hours per week.
SUT 1120 - The Surgical Process
Advances the framework and environment for the practice of Surgical Technology. Focuses on wound healing and management, surgical approaches, and advanced specialty equipment and supplies.
SUT 1127 - Lab for the Surgical Process
Advances the techniques for preparing the patient, operating room, instruments, supplies, and the equipment to be used during a surgical procedure. Applies these techniques to basic abdominal surgeries. 18 lab hours per week.
SUT 1200 - Sterile Processing II
Offers advanced principles of inventory control, materials management, information technology, and quality control systems integral to the Sterile Processing department in health-care facilities. Introduces specialty surgical instrumentation and patient care equipment. Prepares the student to take the CRCST exam upon graduation and completion of 400 work related hours.
SUT 1207 - Practicum for Sterile Processing II
Provides 'hands on' experience in a clinical environment to assist in integration of all concepts basic to the field of Sterile Processing. Students will participate in all areas of the Sterile Processing department to include decontamination, instrument set preparation, sterilization, case cart preparation, business technologies for storage and distribution, and quality control and monitoring processes. Twenty-one practicum hours per week.
SUT 2101 - Tissue Banking II
This course is designed to help prepare the graduate for the Certified Tissue Banking Specialist (CTBS) Certification exam review. Topics include the CTBS exam content outline: Quality Assurance, Distribution, Donor Screening & Testing, Recovery, and Processing.
SUT 2107 - Practicum for Tissue Banking II
Role transition to beginning Tissue Banking Technology practitioner. Emphasizes a common systematic approach to tissue processing and sterile processing procedures. Introduces Tissue Banking Technologist’s role on recovery and processing teams in all related environments. 14 Practicum Hours per week. Taught in an 8-week term.
SUT 2110 - Surgical Procedures I
Discusses specific surgical procedures of the gastrointestinal and biliary systems.
SUT 2117 - Directed Practice for Surgical Procedures I
Implements the surgical process in the operating room for general surgery procedures. 18 clinical hours per week.
SUT 2120 - Surgical Procedures II
Discusses OB-GYN, genitourinary, ophthalmic, ear/nose/throat, head and neck, oral, plastic, vascular and neuro surgical procedures. Explains the role of the scrub technologist when intraoperative emergencies occur.
SUT 2127 - Directed Practice for Surgical Procedures II
Implements the surgical process in the operating room for OB-GYN, Genitourinary, Eye-Ear-Nose-Throat, Ophthalmology, Plastics, Vascular and Neuro surgical procedures. 18 clinical hours per week.
SUT 2200 - Surgical Procedures III
Emphasizes a common systematic approach to all surgeries and focuses on role transition to beginning Surgical Technologist. Discusses specific orthopedic, cardiothoracic, trauma and pediatric procedures. Examines immediate postanesthesia care. Discusses the Surgical Technologist's role on specialty teams, as a second circulator, in ambulatory surgery centers, and in pediatrics. 18 clinical hours per week.
SUT 2207 - Directed Practice for Surgical Procedures III
Implements the surgical process in the operating room for orthopedic, thoracic, open heart, trauma, pediatrics. Implements the role transition to beginning Surgical Technology practitioner.
SUT 2297 - Special Topics
Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
SUT 2300 - Surgical Technology Review
This course will offer the Surgical Technology major the opportunity to review all program content in preparation for the national certification exam. Provides systematic review of all course material with related exams similar in design to the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) Exam.
SUT 2500 - RN Scrub
The RN Scrub course is designed specifically for Perioperative Nurses to increase their skills and knowledge in the role of the surgical Scrub. It will give the Perioperative Nurse the opportunity to learn the technical skills required to perform in the role of the Scrub during surgical intervention of the intraoperative period. Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) trained in Perioperative Nursing to take this course. Five lab hours per week. Course taught in an 8-week term.
SUT 2600 - Fundamentals of Perioperative Nursing
This course is designed to give the RN, RN new graduate, or RN student, who has no previous experience in the operating room, an opportunity to become specialized in the field of Perioperative Nursing. The course will include all fundamental technical skills and theory required to provide care to patients having surgical intervention during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods. Upon completion, students will be prepared for an entry-level operating room staff nurse position. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.