Surgical Technology

College of Health Sciences

Surgical Technology

GOAL

The goal of the Dixie State University Surgical Technology program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

AAS Surgical Technology PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Employ surgical technology roles and duties with appropriate competency and safety at entry-level for employment.
  2. Apply fundamental theoretical knowledge appropriate for the practice of surgical technology.
  3. Evaluate emerging surgical knowledge to support innovations in surgical practice.
  4. Differentiate appropriate professional behaviors necessary to obtain employment.
  5. Demonstrate competence and safe practice under pressure in demanding surgical situations.
  6. Adapt to unexpected circumstances in surgery to ensure safe patient care.

ACCREDITATION

The Dixie State University Surgical Technology Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation by the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARCSTSA).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: 727.210.2350
Fax: 727.210.2354
www.caahep.org
CAAHEP
Please contact mail@caahep.org for general questions about CAAHEP.

Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 210
Littleton, CO 80120
Phone: 303.694.9262
Fax: 303.741.3655
www.arcstsa.org

ARC/STSA