Surgical Technology AAS Degree in Northwest Houston, TX
With surgical technologist training from CHCP, you will be prepared to take the certification exam to become a surgical technologist in Northwest Houston. The College of Health Care Professions takes an extremely hands-on approach to teaching, offering lectures, labs, and clinical practice to students so that their surgical technologist training is as indepth as possible. As a surgical technologist, you will be expected to assist surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses as well as perform a wide range of supporting tasks in order to ensure that the surgery is successful. Surgical technologist jobs are expected to grow 12% from 2016 and 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*
What will I learn in the Surgical Technology AAS Degree program?
Throughout the Surgical Technology AAS Degree program that runs 80 weeks in NW Houston, TX , you will receive a quality education that includes learning:
- Check supplies/equipment needed for surgery
- Scrubs, gowns and gloves
- Set up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment and medications/solutions needed for procedure
- Perform appropriate counts
- Gown and glove surgeon and assistants
- Help in draping sterile field
- Pass instruments, etc., to surgeon
- Maintain highest standard of sterile technique
- Prepare sterile dressings
- Clean/prepare instruments for sterilization
- Assist other members of the team
- Assist in prepping the operating room for the next patient
- Soft skills
Visiting the Campus
The CHCP NW Houston campus is located in the Northwest Mall off of 610 between Hempstead Road and W 18th street in the Haights. Parking at the campus is free for students and visitors.
For those who do not have access to a car, the campus is also conveniently located close to 26 routh METRO bus stop near Shell Gasoline on West 18th Street.
240 Northwest Mall Blvd.
Houston, TX 77092
What are Students Saying About CHCP Houston NW?
Ashley G., CHCP Houston NW
It’s a really good school!! I’m in for the MA program and got put into St. Joseph’s medical center, and it’s absolutely great. CHCP really changed my life! Also big thanks to Dr. Pasha for being the best instructor ever, and teaching so great!!
Interested in what other programs our Houston Northwest Campus has to offer? Click on the links below to learn more! Cardiovascular Sonography Dental Assistant Certificate Diagnostic Medical Sonography Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist Medical Assistant Certificate Medical Coding and Billing Certificate Nursing Associate of Applied Science (LVN to RN) Surgical Technology Undecided