The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Surgical Services degree program provides students the educational development and hands-on training necessary to be able to work alongside doctors and surgical professionals in both clinical and surgical environments. The program combines classroom study, lab practice and clinical experience in the perioperative arena, which includes operating rooms, labor and delivery units, and anesthesia care.
Because the instruction embraces innovation and technology within operative, field and educational facilities, graduates are prepared to become an integral member of the surgical team and provide patients with the best in care as a surgical technologist.
The Surgical Services program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
25400 US Highway 19 N. Suite 158,
Clearwater, FL 33763
If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.