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The Surgical Technologist is a critical member of the patient care team, responsible for a wide variety of duties, including preparing the patient for surgery, assisting the surgeon and other operating room personnel. The
Surgical Technology Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to participate effectively in the perioperative environment.
Program Delivery MethodsHybrid, online, traditional in-class courses and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN
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Surgical Technology AAS Degree
Sterile Processing Certificate
Most surgical technologists work in hospitals. Employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Advances in medical technology have made surgery safer, and more operations are being done to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries.
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