Mar 2, 2011

FVCC Announces Application Deadline for Fall 2011 Surgical Technology Program

Flathead Valley Community College is now accepting applications for its fall 2011 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.

Entry-level prerequisites are not required to apply for the program. The deadline to apply for the program is April 15.

Applications can be obtained in the Admissions Office inside Blake Hall on the college campus or by calling 756-3852.  For program information, call Erin Howardson at 751-6994.