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SURG 451 Surgical Skills Lab

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Course Description

Student practices the clinical skills required to demonstrate competency in the operating room. Skills include, but are not limited to, aseptic practices such as scrubbing, gowning and gloving, setting up the instrument table, positioning the patient, and passing instruments supplies and medications to the surgeon. Prepares the student for clinical internship.

Units: 5.5
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lab hours/semester: 264-297
  • TBA hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: -24--27
Prerequisites: SURG 440 or equivalent.
Corequisites: SURG 441