Carrie Nutsch / 8/21/2017 - 12/14/2017
Technical Microbiology is intended only for students pursuing a degree in either Surgical First Assisting or Surgical Technology. This course provides a survey of the microbial world with special emphasis on the following: basic biological principles and aseptic technique; Eukaryotic, Prokaryotic, and Viral characteristics, classification, and cultivation; diseases associated with surgical site infection; antibiotic prophylaxis and therapy; and the immune response. Prerequisites: Students who are interested in this course must seek instructor permission or be currently enrolled in Surgical First Assist or Surgical Technology Programs. The Course is appropriate for CEU's for graduate Certified Surgical Technologists and graduate Surgical First Assistants.