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Surgical Technology at Greentree Health Science Academy

Student practicing sutures Surgical Technology students will study Allied Health, Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology with a keen focus on Surgical Support. Surgical technicians are the first to enter operating rooms and are responsible for creating and maintaining the OR’s sterile environment. Operating rooms can be hectic and demanding, so you must be able to remain calm and think quickly while dealing with life-threatening emergencies. Surgical techs are a key member of the team and must anticipate the needs of the patient and the surgeon during surgery to ensure that each operation goes as smoothly as possible. After the operation, the surgical tech is responsible for accounting for all tools and instruments, suturing incisions and dressing wounds, and continue to maintain the sterile environment.

Career Opportunities
Surgical Technologist
Certified Surgical Technologist
Circulating Technologist

Skills Gained
Medical Terminology
Surgical Support
Sterile Processing

Certifications, College Credit
Students will have the opportunity to sit for the Certified Sterile Processing credential, and earn First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and OSHA 10 certification.

Internships & Job Placement
Seniors are eligible for early job placement in the second half of the school year. The criteria for placement include instructor recommendation, grade point average and attendance.

Career Technical Student Organization
Students participate in HOSA-Future Health Professionals, and organization that develops leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program. All students also have the opportunity to participate in the Tech Prep Showcase through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium.

For more information, contact Instructor Bayleigh Roberts at Bayleigh.Roberts@mywccc.org.
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