Flathead Valley Community College is now accepting applications for its spring 2013 surgical technology program. The four-semester, two-year program, includes both classroom and hands-on training and prepares students to assist in surgical operations. Students will become skilled in serving as integral members of surgical teams, working closely with anesthesiologists, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel in delivering patient care before, during, and following surgical procedures.
The program also provides students with opportunities to further their careers in a variety of areas including surgical specialists in various fields, traveling surgical technologists, surgical assistants, research and product development, material or supply management, supervisory positions, surgical technology instructors, product representatives, or veterinary surgical or animal care assistants.
The deadline to apply for the program is November 2.
Applications can be obtained online at http://www.fvcc.edu/surgtech.html, in the Admissions Office inside Blake Hall on the college’s Kalispell campus, or by calling 756-3846. For program information, contact program director Erin Howardson at 751-6994.