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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SURG 103 - Operating Room Environment

3 Credits
The purpose of this course is to introduce the principles of the health care facility, which includes the perioperative environment, facility department functions and health care administration. The student will become familiar with operating room design, team approach to the surgical patient, staffing roles and environmental hazards such as technical risks, chemical risks and musculoskeletal risks.

Course Outcomes
  1. Compare and contrast the roles of team members in the operating room. 
  2. Discuss location of the surgical services within the healthcare facility. 
  3. Describe disasters or public health emergencies that impact public health.