The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares individuals to assist in the care of the surgical patient in the operating room and to function as a member of the surgical team. Students will apply theoretical knowledge to the care of patients undergoing surgery and develop skills necessary to prepare supplies, equipment, and instruments; maintain aseptic conditions; prepare patients for surgery; and assist surgeons during operations. Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply to take the NBSTSA’s Certificate Examination for Surgical Technologists. Employment opportunities include labor/delivery/emergency departments, inpatient/outpatient surgery centers, dialysis units/resources, physicians’ offices, and central supply processing units.
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College of The Albemarle’s Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Services Education Programs.
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Health Sciences Admissions & Retention Coordinator
Elizabeth City Office: OC107
(252 )335-0821 x 2304