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Surgical Technology

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Offered as: Associate

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The Surgical Technology Program at Mount Aloysius College is dedicated to influencing and impacting a new generation of medical professionals.

The program itself offers an intriguing array of courses that will prepare you for an exciting career as a Surgical Technologist.

  • The College boasts two on-campus mock operating rooms which allows students to gain surgical experience prior to entering the clinical site.
  • The Program holds affiliation agreements with area hospitals providing the students with real world, hands on training in the operative setting.

The dedicated staff and experienced faculty at Mount Aloysius College bring a variety of expertise to the Surgical Technology curriculum.


Career Opportunities

  • Operating Room
  • Cardiac Catheterization Lab
  • Emergency Department
  • Obstetrics Department
  • Gastrointestinal Lab
  • Surgical Centers, Clinics
  • Private Doctors’ Offices
  • Medical Sales
  • Program Instructor/Director

Accreditation

The Mount Aloysius Surgical Technology Program is nationally accredited by the following:
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Phone:  724-210-2350
Fax: 724-210-2354
www.caahep.org

Accreditation Review Council for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle
Suite 210
Littleton, CO
303-694-9262
www.arcstsa.org


Certification Exam

Mount Aloysius College Surgical Technology students are eligible to sit for the Certification Exam which is offered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Graduates whom take and pass the certification exam are certified and authorized to use the initials CST to designate their status as a Certified Surgical Technologists.

2013-2014 Certification Exam Pass Rate:
10/11 students passed the Certification Exam on their first attempt, yielding a 91% pass rate. The national mean is a 68% pass rate.


Skills needed

Please read the Essential Functions Policy below. This policy outlines the mental and physical skills needed to become a successful Surgical Technologist.

Essential Functions Policy



Student Success Profile

"I feel this is a a great program and the students who put the time and effort into their education will succeed and be ready after graduation to start their careers. Tracy Westrick, CST, AS Class of 2015

Meet Our Department!

Amanda Minor, B.S., C.S.T.
Instructor of Surgical Technology/ Program Director



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