外科第一助理学生练习技能

外科助理医师证书

Surgical first assistants are essential teammates in an operating room. They act as the surgeon's second pair of hands and eyes as they perform tasks from preparing the room for surgery to assisting with the procedure. 在太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站, our online 外科助理医师证书 program will train you to be a meticulous and levelheaded worker who is confident in your 技能 and knowledge.


为什么要学习成为外科第一助理?

作为外科第一助理, you will learn how to provide hands-on support to surgeons in operating rooms. Study how to create optimal results f或者是 patient through your knowledge of 止血, 曝光, 关闭, 以及其他技术功能. Develop the 技能 you need to perform preoperative and postoperative duties for proper patient care.

Why Earn a 外科助理医师证书 at 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站?

快速在线

You can complete our surgical first assistant program at 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 in one year. In addition, the program's courses are taken entirely online, so you can log in from anywhere. With this flexibility, you can continue working while advancing your career through the program.

负担得起的选择

Our certificate program combines excellent training at an affordable cost. 对于州内居民, 该项目费用为5205美元. You may also qualify for your certificate tuition-free through the NM机会和彩票奖学金.

CAAHEP认证

We are the only surgical assistant program in the Southwest that is offered online and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health 教育 Programs (CAAHEP). Our graduates are eligible to sit for national certification examinations through the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) 或者是 National Commission f或者是 Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA).

你会学到什么

通过你在SJC的课程, 你将学习手术室的基本知识, including aseptic principles and techniques and surgical care.

您还将: 

  • Study advanced anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and microbiology; 
  • 理解道德, 法律, 道德, and medical values related to the patient and the operating room team;
  • Understand the use of medications and anesthetic agents; 
  • Demonstrate safe practice techniques in regard to perioperative routines, 病人定位, 暴露手术野, 止血, 以及应急程序;
  • Demonstrate and integrate principles of surgical asepsis as part of the perioperative experience and
  • 应用 knowledge and 技能 as a professional surgical assistant to address the biopsychosocial needs of the surgical patient.

As part of your program, you will watch online lectures. Those sessions will be paired with hands-on lab training at approved healthcare facilities near your home. 此外,你还将协助140例外科手术.

当你完成课程的时候, you will be ready to be a successful entry-level surgical first assistant with the appropriate knowledge, 技能, 以及职业行为. 

外科第一助理证书课程

职业和成果

根据职业信息网(O*NET), the average annual base salary for a surgical first assistant in New Mexico is $51,000. 收入最高的人年收入在9.4万美元以上.

我们的毕业生继续为以下公司工作:

  • 医院和流动护理中心
  • 门诊或门诊手术中心

此外,我们的毕业生有机会:

  • 拥有或加入协助外科医生做手术的企业
  • 应用 for travel assignments throughout the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii

"I learned what a first assist does and how to start my own LLC. Not only am I a surgical first assistant now, but I am a female Latina veteran with a small business."

阿玛莉亚·古铁雷斯,20届

项目入学要求和选择

Admission to the surgical first assistant program is selective. The following criteria are used in the selection process:

  • 成为注册外科技师(CST), (TS-C), 或(CORST), 护士手术室(CNOR), or Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C) with certification currency and two years full-time experience or 4,过去三年有500个临床时数, OR 
  • Be a graduate from a CAAHEP- or ABHES-accredited surgical technology program, 护理, or physician assistant program with an associate of applied science degree or higher.

You must schedule a meeting with Program Director Lydell Powell for an advising session at powelll@drf1596.com or (505) 566-3856. It is required that an applicant attend an advising session before admission to the program. Your admission packet will be explained during the advising session. A completed program packet must be submitted by mid-July of each year. 

CAAHEP-ARC / STSA标准

Our students take the National Board of Surgical Technology and the Surgical Assisting and Surgical First Assistant Examination. You'll become dually certified as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) and Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA). These accredited certifications are recognized nationally through the CAAHEP and ARC/STSA.

Below is 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站's Outcomes Assessment Exam (OAE) pass rate f或者是 National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) exam from our most recently submitted annual report.

国家林业局毕业生

CAAHEP年

认证通过

国家航空公司.

7

2022

86%

没有报告

12

2021

83%

没有报告

 

下一个步骤

Set up an appointment with Program Director Lydell Powell to conduct a review of your eligibility f或者是 program. 联系他,电话:(505)566-3856或 powelll@drf1596.com.

To enroll in the 外科助理医师证书 program, 你必须先申请太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站. 这很容易,你可以随时在网上申请! Be prepared to send all official transcripts to 太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站 招生. 

马上申请

在向太阳集团娱乐场登陆网站提交申请后, 填写外科第一助理申请表. Please remember you must attend an advising appointment before applying.

完成外科第一助理申请表

联系

admissions@drf1596.com
电话: (505) 566-3320

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