The core of this course enhances on the role of the scrub during the preoperative and intraoperative phase of surgery, sterilization, disinfection, asepsis, and the principles of sterile technique and sterile conscience, leading into a detailed study of combining; procedures, instrumentation, equipment, and supplies needed for specific surgeries, preparing the student for senior clinical rotation.

Prerequisites:  C or better in AHLT110G, SURG115G, SURG118G, SURG119G and BIOL110G.  Co-requisites: SURG116G, SURG121G, BIOL120G and ENGL110G or ENGL111G.

Spring semester