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Health Science Center · Health Sciences · Surgical Technology - SRGT

Surgical Procedures I

  • Summer I 2018
  • Section X01 CRN-30519
  • 4 Credits
  • 05/21/2018 to 08/17/2018
  • Modified 01/24/2019

Meeting Times

Contact Information

Director: Linda Hill


Introduction to surgical pathology and its relationship to surgical procedures. Emphasis on surgical procedures related to the Diagnostic procedures, General, OB/GYN, Genitourinary, Otorhinolaryngology, and Orthopedic surgical specialties incorporating instruments, equipment, and supplies required for safe patient care.  (2 lecture hours and 6 lab hours per week)


Pre-requisites:  SRGT1405; SRGT1409; SRGT1260; HPRS2300

Co-Enrolled:  SRGT1442; SRGT 1261

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.


Relate the specific anatomy and pathology to indications for selected surgical procedures; summarize patient preparation for selected surgical procedures; select instruments, equipment, and supplies and reconstruct the sequence for related surgical procedures; and identify expected outcomes and possible complications for surgical procedures.


  • AST, (2014) Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist: A Positive Care Approach 4th Ed., Delmar Cengage Learning, ISBN-13: 978-1-1110-3756-7              ISBN-10: 1-1110-3756-6
  • AST, (2014) Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist Study Guide 4th Ed., AST, Delmar Cengage Learning, ISBN-13: 978-1110-3758-1                   ISBN-10:  111-03758-2
  • Goldman, M.A, (1996) Pocket Guide to the Operating Room, 3rd Ed., Philadelphia; F.A. Davis  ISBN-13: 978080361226-6                   ISBN-10:  080361226-5
  • Pieknik, Rebecca, (2006), Suture and Surgical Hemostasis, A Pocket Guide, Elsevier ISBN-13: 978141602247-3      ISBN-10:  1416022473 
  • Nemitz, Renee (2014) Surgical Instrumentation, An Interactive Approach, Elsevier, ISBN: 978-1-4557-0719-5
  • Rothrock, J.C. (2011) Alexander’s Care of the Surgical Patient, 15th Ed., St. Louis; Elsevier ISBN-13: 978-0-323-08942-5

Course Requirements

Admission to Surgical Technology Program


Homework; Assignments; Quizzes           10 %

Lab/Skill Assessment                              25 %                                                       

Ch/Unit Tests/MidTerm                            25 %                                                       

Final Exam                                             40 %                                                       


Blinn College Policies

All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Procedures Manual are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

Notice of any action taken under these protocol and procedures, by Blinn College or its employees, may be delivered by hand, through the U.S. Postal Service, or electronically to the student’s BlinnBuc e-mail account. Notice shall be deemed received upon actual receipt, on deposit in the U.S. Mail, or upon entering the information processing system used by Blinn College for BlinnBuc e-mail accounts, whichever first occurs.

Course Policies

Reference Surgical Technology Program Handbook