Meet the Faculty
Carmen graduated from Southeastern Technical College in 2009. Carmen has formerly worked at Optim Medical Center and Meadows Regional Medical Center, where she served as a certified surgical technologist. In addition to assisting during surgeries, sterilizing the operating room and equipment, and preparing and transporting patients, she assumed responsibility for the orientation of new employees to the unit. Carmen and husband, Tim, have a 3 month old , Cannon.
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (http://www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
CertificationUpon completion of the Surgical Technology Program, students are eligible to sit for the national certification exam under the guidelines established by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).
Cognitive Psychomotor Affective
2016 Outcomes Assessment Exam [CST™ Exam]
2015 Outcomes Assessment Exam [CST™ Exam]
2014 Outcomes Assessment Exam [CST™ Exam]
Programs of Study
Health Care Assistant Certificate* (Surgical Technology Track)
*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).
**Denotes a competitive admission program. Please view the OTC Catalog and Student Handbook for details.
Program Purpose Statement
The purpose of the Ogeechee Technical College Surgical Technology program is to provide entry-level technical skills to students desiring to become Certified Surgical Technologists. The program provides classroom, laboratory, and clinical training for students desiring employment as a qualified entry-level practitioner in the field of Surgical Technology and related areas.
SURG 1010 - Introduction to Surgical Technology
SURG 1020 - Principles of Surgical Technology
SURG 1080 - Surgical Microbiology
SURG 1100 - Surgical Pharmacology
SURG 2110 - Surgical Technology Clinical I
SURG 2030 - Surgical Procedures I
SURG 2040 - Surgical Procedures II
SURG 2120 - Surgical Technology Clinical II
SURG 2130 - Surgical Technology Clinical III
SURG 2140 - Surgical Technology Clinical IV
SURG 2240 - Seminar in Surgical Technology