Oct 10, 2014

FVCC Extends Surgical Technology Program Application Deadline

​Flathead Valley Community College has extended the application deadline for admission into the spring 2015 surgical technology program to November 7. The four-semester, two-year program includes both classroom and hands-on training and prepares students to assist in surgical operations. Students 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. Careers include 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.


​Applications can be obtained online at, in the Admissions Office inside Blake Hall on the college campus, or by calling 756-3848. For program information,contact program director Rob Blackston at 756-4328 or