- Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.
- May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.
Many Different Tools Used
Make sure you know each tool and what the purpose of them are. There are a lot so you have to be
You have to be prepared to hand the surgeon the tools he needs while in the operating room.
Surgical Technology Program
Surgical Technology Program at Tri-C