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Associate in Applied Science - Surgical Technology

MSM Group - Spokane Community College MSM Group - Spokane Community College, USA

Intake Sep 2023

Jul 2022, Sep 2022, Jan 2023

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USD 19464

Tuition Fee (USD)

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USD 100 Waived

Application Fee

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24 months

Duration

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5.5

IELTS

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61

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Surgical Technology program prepares students to function in cooperation with the surgeon and nurses in the operating room performing duties that are vital for the safety and care of surgical patients. Students must have knowledge and skills in surgical aseptic techniques for preparation and use of materials during a surgical procedure. Students also must be able to relate to patients and other people in the field. Using reasonable judgment when working in emergency surgical situations is required.

At the completion of the program, students will be able to accept the responsibility expected of the surgical technologist as a beginning staff employee in the operating room. Prior to graduation, students will sit for the National Certifying Examination for Surgical Technologists for qualification as a certified surgical technologist (CST).

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge and skills of biological sciences in preparing and implementing operating room procedures.
  • Identify and apply the concepts of medical ethics in relationship to the patient, physician and health facility.
  • Recognize and apply the knowledge of legal implications of their actions as it relates to themselves, the physician and the medical facility.
  • Identify and utilize surgical instruments, equipment, sutures, dressings and medications in the operating room according to minimal established competencies.
  • Comprehend surgical terminology utilized within the operating room environment.
  • Apply the concepts of social sciences in relating to patients, and other members of the health team.
  • Identify professional inter-relatedness & inter-dependency of all segments of the health care delivery system.

Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

Application Processing Days 45

Program Intensity Full-Time

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

    5.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
    61 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    43 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    85 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    Tuition Fee

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    Average Tuition Fee Per Year

    19464

    Tuition Fee
    (USD)

    USD 100 Waived

    Application Fee
    (USD)

    0 Per year

    Average Cost of Living
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Questions

    Student Visa

    When Should I Apply?

    4 to 6 months

    Bank Account?

    No Need

    Duration of visa

    Course Duration + 3 Months

    Time to Wait for Visa

    35 Days

    Appointment

    Required

    How can you apply

    Cost and Expenses

    Fee

    Visa Fee

    Minimum Funds

    833 CAD, 917 CAD

    Other Expenses

    Medical Fee and more

    Examination and Skills

    Medical Examination

    Required

    Language Skills

    Required

    Work Permit

    Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

    Work Permit

    Till valid study visa

    Working Hours

    20 hours/week

    Documents Required

    Study Permit

    Social Insurance Number

    Study Permit

    Post Graduate Work Permit

    The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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    Application

    Form or Online

    Documents Required

    List of Documents

    When to Apply

    First 3 months

    How long does it take?

    90 Days

    Duration

    3 Years

    Fees

    CAD 255

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