The goal of the South College Surgical Technology program is to prepare competent entry-level surgical technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
Graduates of this program of study will:
- Demonstrate competency in the background information, content, and skills required for performance as a surgical technologist in the operating room;
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team in terms of staff and patient needs;
- Exhibit conduct that reflects practice standards that are legal, ethical, and safe.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to sit for the Certified Surgical Technologist Certification Examination as administered by The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
Certification Pass Rates are listed below.
NBSTSA Pass Rate Information
|Date||Certification Pass Rates|
|2017||Cohort #1: 100%|
Cohort #2: 75%
|2018||Cohort #1: 75%|
Cohort #2: TBA