Surgical technologists prepare the instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. The Surgical Technologist works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel to deliver patient care before, during and after surgery. The program combines classroom instruction, laboratory practice, and clinical experience to ensure that each graduate meets entry-level competencies as a Surgical Technologist. Graduates of the Surgical Technologist program meet requirements to take the NBSTSA National Certification examination.
Health Careers Center
Located on the Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City, the Metro Tech Health Careers Center trains students for careers in many aspects of the health industry. Full-time and short-term classes are available in a wide range of careers including Practical Nursing, Advanced Unlicensed Assistant, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Assisting, Health Unit Clerk, Medical Assistant, Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Clerk, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Aide, Radiologic Technology and Surgical Technology.