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Bellin College Bachelor of Science in Surgical Technology/Surgical Assisting (BSST)
Bellin College

Bachelor of Science in Surgical Technology/Surgical Assisting (BSST)

Green Bay, USA

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Full time

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Sep 2023

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As a surgical technologist and surgical assistant, you will be working as an essential member of the surgical team consisting of surgeons, nurses, and anesthesia. You will learn how to provide surgeons with the instruments and equipment necessary to perform surgery, assist the surgeon during the procedure, and provide pre and post-operative care in the office setting.

This three consecutive year program is one of the first bachelor’s degree programs in the country to combine surgical technology, first assistant, and office practice training beyond traditional surgical technology programs. Upon graduation, students receive the Bachelor of Science in Surgical Technology/Surgical Assisting (BSST) degree. Program graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination for surgical technology and surgical assisting through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

Program Goal 1: Graduates will demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Applied didactic concepts into the clinical setting, demonstrating critical thinking.

Applied theories of surgical technology to real life scenarios.

Program Goal 2: Students will have an understanding and appreciation for optimum aseptic technique and infection prevention

Student Learning Outcome:

Practiced aspetic technique and infection prevent safety.

Demonstrated knowledge of sterile processing principles and practices.

Program Goal 3: Students will demonstrate professional behavior and effective communication skills

Student Learning Outcomes:

Obtained student membership in professional organization (s).

Delivered a formal presentation.

Program Goal 4: Students will demonstrate entry-level competency in surgical technology and surgical assisting

Student Learning Outcomes:

Demonstrated entry level clinical competency in operating room and clinical procedures.

Prepared to enter the profession as a certified Surgical Technologist/Surgical Assistant.

Program Goal 5: Graduates will portray leadership skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Successfully complete a leadership course.

Served as a volunteer for a college/community event.

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