Program Type: Certificate
Program Length: 50 Weeks
Day Class: 01/04/2019
Eve Class: 05/03/2019
Day Schedule: Monday – Thursday 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Eve Schedule: Monday – Thursday 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Certificate Program (72 Quarter Credits / 50 Weeks / 1200 Clock Hours )
The Surgical Technology Program at Medical Career Institute is accredited through the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Students are trained to become multi-faceted members of the surgical team to work closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, registered nurses and other surgical personnel delivering patient care and assuming appropriate responsibilities before, during, and after surgical procedures. The program includes well balanced on-campus time for lectures and demonstrations and on-campus (work-simulated) operating room laboratory for mock practice surgical procedures, proper scrub area and storage area. The off-campus Clinical Externship module of the curriculum is structured to include supervised hands-on training (requiring competencies logs and evaluations) at clinical externship sites such us hospitals, outpatient surgical centers, and endoscopy/colonoscopy clinics.
All candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age before enrolling.
All candidates must have a valid government issued picture ID and a Social Security card
All candidates must possess at a minimum a High School Diploma (High School Transcripts showing graduation date), or copy of General Education Diploma (GED). Foreign graduates in addition must present certified English translation of required documents and evaluation confirming that the documents meet U.S. equivalency.
All candidates must be interviewed by an admission’s representative and/or program director to review and discuss the program and prerequisites needed for enrollment.
All candidates must complete and sign pre-enrollment documents.
All candidates must sign the Enrollment Agreement and pay the appropriate application/registration fees.
Specific Program’s enrollment requirements may vary. College Degree, College Credits, Admission’s Assessment Exam, Health Clearance and Immunizations, Cleared Background Check, Negative Drug Screening Results may be required prior to the program acceptance.
Additional Admission Requirements
Candidates enrolling into the Surgical Technology program that do not possess a college degree must have college credits obtained in the last five years. All other candidates must be graduates of an accredited health care program, be currently credentialed and/or working in the health care. All candidates must pass an admissions assessment exam. All candidates will also be required to have cleared background check, negative drug screening results and completed health clearance and immunizations.
patient care concepts, pharmacology, microbiology and surgical procedures.
At the completion of the program the diligent student will be:
Data is based on the 2017-2018 Reporting Period
Retention Rate: 92%
Credentialing Rate: 90%
Placement Rate: N/A
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Ocean Township, NJ 07712
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