Surgical Technologists play a vital role in life-saving surgical procedures. Requiring a high level of training and competence, this demanding career is very rewarding both personally and professionally. The Surgical Technology program includes both the didactic (classroom) and clinical instruction necessary to excel as a Surgical Technologist. The curriculum provides instruction in the following subjects: surgical terminology, techniques, and instrumentation; microbiology; anatomy and physiology; pharmacology; legal, moral, and ethical concepts; and preoperative and postoperative care. Employment opportunities for graduates include positions as a Surgical Technologist in: hospital operating rooms, surgery centers, delivery rooms, birthing centers, cast rooms, emergency departments, ambulatory care areas, and central supply departments of hospitals.