If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.
Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws.
Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.
If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.
As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
SRGT-2130-001 Professional Readiness
Overview of professional readiness for employment, attaining certification and maintaining certification status.
Student ResourcesStudent Resources Website
Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(1 sem hr; 1 lec)
On Campus Course
No books required for this course.
Student will need access to personal computer or use of computers located in the Library to complete assignments
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Transition into the professional role of the surgical technologist. Includes professional readiness for employment, attaining certification, and maintaining certification status. A capstone experience may be included. (1 SEM hrs; 1 lec)
PREREQUISITE: SRGT 1405 – INTRODUCTION TO SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY, SRGT 1409-FUNDAMENTALS OF PERIOPERATIVE CONCEPTS & TECHNIQUES, AND SRGT 1441-SURGICAL PROCEDURES I
COURSE GOALS: Given the course textbooks, personal notes, handouts, and other course materials, the student will accomplish each of the following course goals as evaluated by the course instructor:
COURSE COMPETENCIES: Given the course textbooks, personal notes, handouts, and other course materials, the student shall be able to perform each of the following on a written examination with an accuracy of not less than 70% as evaluated by the course instructor.
In order to receive your AC Connect Email, you must log in through AC Connect at https://acconnect.actx.edu .
If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".
STUDENTS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Amarillo College students should be familiar with the contents of Amarillo College’s Rights and Responsibilities document. Copies of the pamphlet are available free to students from the Business Office, Registrar’s Office and the Dean of Student Services.
STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE: A student who has a problem with the course or the course instructor should make every attempt to resolve the problem with the course instructor. If that is not successful, the student may appeal the decision of the instructor to the program director, the chairman of Allied Health, the Associate Dean, and the President of the College – in that order.
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: Any student who, because of a disabling condition, may require some special arrangements in order to meet course requirements, and is the student’s responsibility to contact Disability Services (SSC 125, 371-5436) as soon as possible.
The following grade scale applies throughout this course:
F= less than 74.9
NOTE: A GRADE OF “D” IS NOT POSSIBLE IN THIS COURSE.
MAKE-UP POLICY: There will be No makeup on any quizzes. A zero (0) will be given for the missed quiz. There are NO exceptions to the make-up policies.
ATTENDANCE POLICY: A student who plans to succeed in this course should plan to attend all course sessions regularly and promptly. Students are responsible for all information presented and assigned. .NO absences permitted.
Course participants will be responsible for all material presented and for all assignments on the dates they are presented and/or due.
Class will consist of two full 8 hour days and an etiquette luncheon
Students will be responsible for $11 for their luncheon.
No books required.
Students must have access to a computer. Students will have assignments outside of class with the career center to complete video interview and resume’ portfolio
Class will consist of two full days of lecture, discussion, interaction with other students and a guest speaker.
Discuss communication and behaviors in the operating room. Discuss role of Surgical Technologist as a team member.
Discuss scope of practice, obtaining certification, and maintaining credentials. Discuss importance of involvement in a one's own professional organization.
Discuss personal employment qualities, identify strengths and weaknesses in skills, and develop a personal strategy to obtain employment. Review of Netiquettes, emails, letters writing. Social media, "Do they really look?"
"Making a Commitment to Your Job." Attendance, Punctuality, Reliability, Accountability and Attitude.
"Personal Traits of Health Care Professional." Character, reputation, making decision. Respect, honesty, ethics, and morals.
"Working with others" What is a professional relationship, interpersonal relationships, personalities, manners, communication skills and conflict resolution. Customer service role play. **Etiquette Training
“Professionalism, and your life." Appearance and Grooming.
What are the benefits you have learned in your practicum. Discussion of clinical and enuring your success.
Guest Speaker, Career planning, Resume’s, T-Letters, Job aps on line....What are "they" looking for! Interviewing.
Etiquette Luncheon at Macaroni Joe's.
05/14/22 7:48 PM
05/14/22 7:54 PM