SURG 448 CLINICAL LAB PRACTICUM FOR CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNOLOGY (2) (Pass/No Pass.) Hours/semester: 96-108 lab. Prerequisite: SURG 445.
The second of three courses provides the student with hands-on experience in the processing of surgical instruments and medical supplies for disinfection and/or sterilization in a simulated lab and prepares them for the program's clinical phase. The student will practice decontamination, disinfection, inspection, packaging, and sterilization of selected items.