Paris Junior College's Surgical Technology Program prepares students for entry-level employment as surgical technologists in the acute-care operating room environment under the direct supervision of licensed health-care providers. As an essential member of the surgical team, the surgical technologist assists in providing quality patient care in the surgical suite.
Principles of safety and sterility are emphasized, and specialized skills are developed. The surgical technologist will prepare the surgical field, pass instruments to surgeons, cut sutures, and assist with tissue retraction and surgical site visualization.
From preparation to anticipation and critical thinking, the surgical technologist helps the surgical team accomplish safe and efficient surgical intervention for a variety of surgical specialties.
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