外科技术人员与外科医生和注册护士密切合作, are able to anticipate the needs of the physician during surgery, and assist in the care of the patient during surgical procedures. 外科技术人员在病人护理和安全方面发挥着至关重要的作用.

安诺卡技术学院的外科技术课程旨在培养手术室程序和技术的各个阶段的技能, including clinical experience in the operating room.

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Potential Jobs:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technician
  • Operating Room (OR) Technician
  • Surgical Scrub Technologist

Salary Information:
Median Wage: $30.27 per hour
Top Earners: $38.57 per hour

Information provided is for Minnesota. See current data at careerwise.minnstate.edu

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全球赌博十大网站外科技术应用科学副学士(AAS)学位是一个60学分的课程,旨在培养手术室程序和技术的各个阶段的技能, including clinical experience in the operating room.

In addition to operating room techniques, surgical procedures, surgical instruments and equipment, students study surgical microbiology, surgical pharmacology, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, asepsis (sterile technique), preparation of the patient for surgery, 以及使一个人有必要做手术的身体状况.

  1. 接受建设性的批评,并表现出适当的行为改变.
  2. Communicate effectively in medical language.
  3. Ability to transfer theoretical knowledge to clinical situations.
  4. Adjust to changes in technology.
  5. 了解他/她作为外科团队成员的角色和功能.
  6. Display professional behavior.
  7. Demonstrate the principles of aseptic technique consistently.
  8. 根据行业标准遵守电竞博彩公司排名/医院的政策和程序.

外科技术人员主要在医院手术室里担任擦洗员. The technologist sets up the instruments, drapes, sutures, and supplies for surgical procedures, 协助外科医生和其他手术团队成员为手术准备手术服和手套, and hands instruments, 在整个手术过程中为外科医生提供缝合线和用品.

外科技术人员与外科医生和注册护士密切合作, are able to anticipate the needs of the physician during surgery, and assist in the care of the patient during surgical procedures.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.


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Fax: 303-741-3655


Fall 2024 applications can be submitted starting May 28, 2024. 申请被认为是先到先得,直到程序满员.

Surgical Technology Program Application

Evidence of immunization is mandatory or a positive Rubella Titer. Students are strongly encouraged to take the Hepatitis B vaccine.

Admission Requirements

  1. Successful completion of the Sterile Processing certificate. 完成无菌处理证书并不能保证进入外科技术课程.
  2. Accuplacer test要求:过去3年的阅读理解和过去2年的算术或相应的考试成绩.S. institution of higher learning.
  3. ATI TEAS: Adjusted Individual Total Score of 60% or higher

第二年的课程仅限于外科技术专业的学生. A medical exam is REQUIRED.

Submit as a complete Application PDF Surg Tech Application file to enrollmentservices@undagroundarchivesv2.com


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Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

MnTC General Education Requirements

本课程要求完成以下19个通识教育学分,至少来自三个目标领域 Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC).

Course Number Course Title Credits
BIOL 1106  Principles of Biology (Goal 2&3) 4
 BIOL 2100  Anatomy & Physiology I (Goal 2&3) 4
 BIOL 2200  Anatomy & Physiology II (Goal 2&3) 4

PSYC 1406 or
PSYC 1506

普通心理学(目标5)或PSYC 1506终身发展(目标5) 4

SPCH 1200 or
SPCH 1500

Interpersonal Communication (Goal 1&7) or SPCH 1500 Intercultural Communication (Goal 1&7) 3

Program Sequence

First Semester 6
BIOL 1106  Principles of Biology 4
 COMP 1002  Computer Technologies for Communication 2
Second Semester 10
 BIOL 2100  Anatomy & Physiology I 4
 HLTH 1040  Medical Terminology 2
PSYC 1406/PSYC 1506 General Psychology/Lifespan Development 4
Third Semester 12
 BIOL 2200  Anatomy & Physiology II 4
SPCH 1200/SPCH 1500 Interpersonal Communication/Intercultural Communication 3
 SURG 1003 Sterile Processing 3
 SURG 1005 Surgical Microbiology 2
Fourth Semester 12
 SURG 1010  Surgical Pharmacology
 SURG 1026  Operating Room Theory
 SURG 1027  Operating Room Techniques
 SURG 1035  Operating Room Procedures I
Fifth Semester 20
 SURG 1037  Operating Room Procedures II
 SURG 2000  OR (Operating Room) Clinical

All BIOL courses must be completed with a grade of B or higher. 该课程要求的所有其他课程必须以C或更高的成绩完成.

The Sterile Processing certificate 是外科技术应用科学副学士(AAS)学位的先决条件.

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Clinical hospitals are located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. 学生必须自己提供往返这些指定诊所的交通工具,并支付任何停车费.


National Certification Exam Results

Year Pass Rate
2023 100%
2022 94%
2021 90%
2020 87%
June 2019 88%
January 2019 100%
May 2018 93%
January 2018


June 2017  100%
January 2017 83%
June 2016 100%
June 2015 81%

June 2014


January 2014  100%
June 2013  100%
January 2013  100%

我们的课程为学生准备由国家外科技术和外科辅助委员会(NBSTSA)管理的CST考试。. 根据AST(外科技术人员协会),以下几个州已经通过了与外科技术人员的教育和认证相关的法律:印第安纳州, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Idaho. 以下州要求外科技术人员注册才能在该州工作:科罗拉多州, North Dakota, and Washington. 以下几个州为外科技术人员提供可选的注册/所有权保护:阿肯色州, Illinois, and Virginia. AST似乎有一个为外科技术人员确定州法律的资源,可以在这里找到: ast.org.


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Spring semester: January

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