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Gadsden State Community College

Surgical/Operating Room Technician

 

Welcome to Gadsden State Community College Surgical Technology webpage.  We would like to invite you into the rewarding world of healthcare. The surgical environment is very different from any other healthcare field. Working with instructors who have real-world hospital experience, you'll have the opportunity to build your skills and confidence through both classroom theory and laboratory-based training.   Our instructors cover sterile surgical techniques and current operating room technology. Surgical Technology Program is designed to prepare graduates for employment and careers in this exciting and rapidly growing medical field.

  

The Gadsden State Community College Surgical Technology Program is designed to prepare graduates for employment and careers in the rapidly growing medical field. The program provides the student with the fundamental knowledge and skills to function as part of the team of practitioners providing surgical care to patients.  

For more information about Gadsden State’s Surgical Technology Program, contact Brenda Young at the McClellan Campus by email byoung@gadsdenstate.edu or phone 256-238-9372.

The Program


The Surgical Technology Program at Gadsden State Community College accepts students two times a year which consist of  two semesters of classroom, lab, and clinical education if starting in the fall and three if beginning in the spring. A student completing the program receives a certificate.

We are at present not accredited by the Association of Surgical Technologist and therefore you may not sit for their exam. However you may obtain your credentials from the National Center for Competency Testing (www.ncctine.com)

 

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