OTC SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM SUCCESS RATES
|Certification exam pass rate||2020||100%|
|Program graduate rate||2020||91%|
|Students employed within 6 months after graduation||2020||100%|
About the Surgical Technology Program
ANNOUNCING – The OTC Surgical Technology program has achieved the 90% or greater pass rate on its Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination every year since 2013.
OTC Surgical Technology students achieved a 100% pass rate on the CST exam. As a result, within two weeks of graduation, 100% of OTC surgical technologist graduates accepted positions within their field.
The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) accredits the OTC Surgical Technology program upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
In conjunction with
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
19751 East Mainstreet, Suite #339
Parker, CO 80138
Surgical technologists are allied health professionals who are an integral part of the team of medical practitioners that provide surgical care to patients in a variety of settings.
Consequently, a surgical technologist works under medical supervision to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures. Therefore, these individuals work under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.
In addition, a surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the employment outlook for Surgical Technologists is expected to increase about as fast as average for all occupations.
Furthermore, the OTC Surgical Technology program will prepare the students to:
- Prepare sterile fields for surgical procedures
- Pass instruments to surgeons
- Assist with patient transport and care
- Help with operating room turnover
Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact the Health Sciences office in Lincoln Hall, room 210, on the OTC Springfield Campus, (417) 447-8803, 447-8804 or 447-8954.
– About the Surgical Technology Program