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Is professional organization for surgical tech, It supports students and graduate. through many services and publications. Including a by law and parliamentary procedure committee AST (1)
Maintains the practice standard code of ethics and code of conduct for surgical tech publishes by a professional journal, holds annual conferences, maintains a membership. provides opportunities for continuing education AST (2)
what is the NBSTSA is a national organization that offers certification of surgical technologists (CST)
what do you have to have to become a surgical tech gradated form a surgical tech program, though CAAHEP or ABHES, currently or previously been a CST, gradated from a military program, have a lapsed membership,
training and certification 2 year course in collogen or in military program
surgical can be classified in variety of methods based upon what 1 level of urgency 2 level of specialty 3 phase of surgery
what are the level if urgency 1 emergency 2 urgent 3 elective
1 Emergency - required immediate surgical intervention - will not survive without treatment
2 urgent require surgical intervention but can wait a short period of time
3 elective is not an emergency nor is it urgent; usually optional or would increase one's quality of life (i.e. - joint replacement, plastic surgery)
what are the field of specialty general surgery, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, genitourinary , cardiothoracic surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surge
General surgery operate on the alimentary tract, abdomen and its breast, skin and soft tissue, also the endocrine system, they are highly skilled surgeons.
Orthopedic surgery treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system, treat a number of conditions that affect the bone, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves
ophthalmic surgery surgical procedures involving the eye
care of patients with medical and surgical issues of the genital and urinary systems - primarily on the surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs genitourinary surgery
concerned with the treatment of disorders that affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and the extra-cranial cerebrovascular system neurosurgery
field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax (the chest) - generally in the treatment of conditions of the heart and lungs cardiothoracic surgery
treatment of disorders of the blood vessels, that is, the arteries and veins (not including the heart) peripheral vascular surgery
a specialty that deals with conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) and related structures of the head and neck otorhinolaryngology surgery
dental specialists who treat conditions, defects, injuries, and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face oral and maxillofacial surgery
surgical care of the female reproductive system and associated disorders obstetric and gynecology surgery
specialty dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease plastic and reconstructive surgery
What are the phases of surgery 1 Preoperative 2 intraoperative 3 postoperative
time immediately preceding the surgical procedure - starts with admission to the hospital and ends with the surgical incision preoperative
- time of the surgical procedure - begins with the incision and ends with the application of the dressing intraoperative
time of recovery - begins with the transfer to the recovery room and may last for a period of time postoperative
what are the stated goals for the clinical ladder Improve patients care, encourage employer recognition of the surgical tech, promote accountability, increase the visibility of surgical tech role , encourage experienced surgical tech to collaborate with collages to allow growth
level 1 entry level first level after graduation, should have scrubbed in general surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, gynecology, genitourinary surgery and otorhinolaryngology. be able to know some anatomy and physiology pharmacology and medical terminology
level 2 Proficient has a one year of employment, demonstrates the skills necessary for routine scrubs rows across the specialties. being able to work circulating duties
Level 3 expert role includes proficiency in all expected tasks and surgery's and includes advanced level practice and surgical equipment and highly technical instrumentation
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