- Provide quality patient care before, during and after surgery as a critical part of the surgical team
- Develop a professional working relationship with surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses
- Experience challenging coursework and relevant instruction a variety of surgical procedures and clinical settings
This program consists of 828 didactic hours and 528 clinical hours, which is a total of 1,356 hours. Number of clinical hours is dependent upon the number of surgical procedures the student has participated in both as a first scrub and second scrub in both general surgical procedures and in specialty surgical procedures.
CV Tech's Surgical Technology program had a 86 percent pass rate among students in the 2016-17 school year on the Outcomes Assessment Exam (national certification). CV Tech enjoyed a 100 percent pass rate among students on the national exam from 2009-16.