Spencerian College

Spencerian College student

Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology

Surgical technologists, also called “scrubs,” “surgical technicians” or “operating room technicians,” are crucial to a hospital. A surg tech assists in surgeries under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses or other surgical personnel. This program provides classroom education and supervised clinical experience. You will take courses in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, professional ethics and medical terminology. Other topics covered include the care and safety of patients during surgery, sterile techniques and surgical procedures. You will also learn sterilization techniques, prevention and control of infection and proper handling of surgical drugs, solutions, supplies and equipment. Our program can be completed in 18 months in our day classes.

Locations offering this program:

4627 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40216

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