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Surgical Technology

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Surgical Technology/Technologist. 510909

Description

Health Professions and Related Clinical Services


The Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program prepares individuals for employment
as an integral part of a surgical team. Surgical technologists work closely with surgeons,
anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical staff in delivering patient care and assuming
appropriate responsibilities before, during and after surgery. The program consists of classroom and
laboratory instruction on campus and clinical instruction in clinic and hospital settings in the surrounding
area. Students successfully completing this program will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science
degree in Surgical Technology. Graduates of the Surgical Technology program are eligible to sit for the
National Certified Surgical Technologist Examination administered by the National Board of Surgical
Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

48

Hours

70

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

SOUTH ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE - EAST & WEST El Dorado

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

El Dorado

Local WIB

5040 - Southwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, State Grants, and institutional and private scholarships

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

Yes

Cost Items

Total In-State Program Cost

$0.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2055.00Surgical Technologists
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

300 SOUTH WEST AVENUE, EL DORADO, Arkansas 71730

Phone Number

(870) 864-7146

Last Updated

May 17, 2021

Created

Sep 25, 2020