SRG-220: Surgical Procedures II

Health & Human Services
Surgical Technician
Academic Level
Course Subject
Surgical Technology
Course Number
Course Title
Surgical Procedures II
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
62.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
SRG-152 with a C or higher grade
Catalog Course Description

Designed to further develop the student's knowledge of advanced surgical procedures. It features cardiovascular, thoracic, neurologic, oral, ophthalmic, plastic and reconstruction, pediatric, and geriatric surgical procedures.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Cardiovascular Surgery Procedures
  2. Thoracic Surgical Procedures
  3. Neuro Surgical Procedures
  4. Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  5. Oral, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  6. Pediatric and Geriatric Surgical Procedures
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Summarize the perioperative care of the surgical patient.
  2. Explain regional anatomy related to each advanced surgical procedure.
  3. Identify the intraoperative requirements for the advanced procedures, including surgical instruments, supplies, and equipment used for: cardiovascular, thoracic, neurologic, oral, ophthalmic, reconstruction, pediatric, and geriatric procedures.
  4. Describe the schemes or steps of common surgical procedures within each covered specialty.
  5. Explain the possible complications and preventions within these surgical specialties.
  6. Explain the proper care of surgical specimens.
  7. Summarize the various types and uses of surgical dressings.
  8. Describe the efficiency and effectiveness during set-up of the surgical procedures.
  9. Analyze and apply the use of related specialty items.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Assessment of academic achievement will be based on unit exams, quizzes, and a cumulative final.

General Course Requirements and Recommendations
  • Students must pass this course with a ā€œCā€ or better grade to remain in the Surgical Technologist Program.
  • Students must follow all classroom/clinical policies described in the most current Surgical Technologist Program Student Handbook.
  • Students are required to wear HFC navy scrubs for all SRG lab classes.
  • Textbook(s) determined by program faculty.


Satisfies Wellness Requirement

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2021
ILT Approval Date
AALC Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date