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Career Area: Health Sciences
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-512-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Surgical Technologist Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Surgical Technician Associate
Surgical Technologist
Surgical Assistant
Operating Room Surgical Assistant
Central Supply Technician

Average Median Wage

$45725

Surgical Technologist Programs

The curriculum provides instruction in medical-surgical terminology, weights and measures, moral and legal responsibilities, aseptic technique, positioning and transporting techniques, and how to report and record selected surgical data. The program curriculum also includes instruction in principles of operating room technique, surgical procedures, microbiology, anatomy and pathophysiology as it relates to surgical procedures.

Shared programs expand access to programs that are in high demand both by students and employers. Two or more colleges entering into a formal agreement that identifies which courses/labs will be offered at the individual colleges. In some cases students may be asked to attend a college outside of their current district. Check with the colleges listed for more details.