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surgical tech chap 1

emergent surigical pathology threatening life or limb within a short period of time
urgent surgical pathology requiring treatment within a relatively short period of time
elective surgical intervention that does not have to be performed immediately or within a short period of time
optional surgical intervention that does not have to be performed in order to preserve life or function
professional a perfessional who works closely woth surgeon, anesthesiogists, RN, and other team memebers, and assuming appropriate responsibilty before, during, and after surgery.
compentencies are general descriptions of the abilities needed to perform a role in the organzation, and are described in terms that allow for measurement
STSR surgical technologist in the scrub role
DO doctor of osteopathy
AST associaltion of surgical technologist. a membership for surgical technologist, nation wide. organizationthat improves quality care in a surgical setting by elevating education for surgical techs.
circulator a non-sterile surgical team member that moves from sterile to non-sterile
sterile people surgeon, scrub, 1st assistant
non-sterile people circulator, anaesthesia, visitor i.e x-ray
CAAHEP educational programs for surgical technologist are accredited by the Commission on accreditation of allied health education programs.
ambulatory surgical facility, ASF a facility with same day surgery, you have the surgery then your sent home.
ARC-ST accreditation review commitee on education in surgical technology
HMO health mantenance organization, they act both as health providers and insurers
Created by: karen02