Surgical Technology

The Surgical Technology program provides the technical and educational experiences that prepare graduates for entry-level positions as surgical technologists and to sit for the national certification examination sponsored by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Courses provide classroom, lab and clinical rotations to prepare graduates for entry-level positions as surgical technologists.


Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Surgical Technology
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Level I Certificate in Surgical Technology
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Contact Us

SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY

Rosemary Laws

254-298-8651
rosemary.laws@templejc.edu


Program Information

 Accreditation

The Surgical Technology program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs.

Application Procedure

The Surgical Technology Program commences in the summer semester each year. The “on-campus” commitment is for one year (full-time), Mon.-Thurs. 8 hr/day.

  1. Attend an information session.
  2. Complete the Temple College admission procedure.
  3. Pass the ATI TEAS pre-entrance examination with the established departmental minimum score.
  4. Submit a formal application to the program.

Information Packet

Information Sessions
August 13, 2018
September 10, 2018
October 8, 2018 Canceled
November 12, 2018
January 14, 2019
February 11, 2019
March 18, 2019
April 8, 2019
June 10, 2019

 

*Information sessions begin at 3 p.m. in Room 1814 of the Health Sciences Center.

Program Highlights
  • 100% job placement rate and a 100% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2017
  • 100% job placement rate and a 90% pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2018
Clinical Affiliates

Students are actively involved in gaining technical skills and expertise through clinical assignments at local surgical facilities.

Career Outlook
Graduates of the Temple College Surgical Technology program have been exposed to and may specialize in the following services:
  • Cardio-Thoracic
  • Central Service/Instrument Processing
  • General Neurology
  • OB-GYN Otolaryngology
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral Maxillofacial
  • Plastics & Reconstructive
  • Peripheral Vascular
  • Urology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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