The core of this course consists of 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.

Prerequisite:  Admission to Surgical Technology Program.  Co-requisites:  AHLT110G, BIOL110G, SURG118G and SURG115G.

Fall semester