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Surgical Technology

This guide identifies resources to help you find reliable information related to surgical technology.

About Surgical Technologists

Surgical technologists, also called operating room technicians, assist with operations. They prepare operating rooms, arrange equipment, and help doctors during surgeries. This guide identifies resources to help you find reliable information related to surgical technology and provides tips to develop your research skills.

Emily Albers, Program Director, demonstrating laparoscopy

Emily Albers, Program Director, demonstrating laparoscopy

Laparoscopy, also known as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. It's a low-risk, minimally invasive procedure that requires only small incisions. Laparoscopy uses an instrument called a laparoscope to look at the abdominal organs.

Surgical Technology at STLCC

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