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Surgical Services - Endoscopic Technician Option, A.S.

 

WOULD you like a career as an endoscopic technician?

patchThe purpose of this program is to educate students in the specialty of endoscopy and promote knowledge based critical thinking in the safe practice of flexible and rigid endoscopy. Upon completion of all core graduation requirements, graduates of this program will receive a Certificate as an Endoscopic Technician. Students may choose to complete the requirements for certification as an associate with the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA).

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Who is eligible for the Surgical Services - ENDOSCOPIC TECHNICIAN OPTION, A.S. program?

  • Submit proof of age – 18 years or older on or before the clinical start date for the applied class year.
  • Enroll in the 2 semester program prior to August each year. 

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WHY CHOOSE GULF COAST STATE COLLEGE TO EARN YOUR degree?

  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.
  • Complete the program in less than 9 months or 2 semesters. 

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How do I apply to the Surgical Services - ENDOSCOPIC TECHNICIAN OPTION, A.S. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

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How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

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Program Requirements

Communications Area  CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area
See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
See General Education Requirement 3
Natural Sciences Area
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences PSY2012 or SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
CORE PREREQUISITE COURSES
Requirements for the Surgical Core Track Options Common Prerequisites Required:
*HSC1531, Medical Terminology 2
+#*HSC1000, Orientation to Perioperative Services 3
+#*HSC1000L, Orientation to Perioperative Services Lab 1
#*HSC2520, Microbiology for Perioperative Services 3
#*STS1300C, Surgical Anatomy and Physiology 6
Core Option, Endoscopic Technician (9 crs.) (ENDO-CT)
+#*STS1925, Endoscopy Basics 1
#*STS1926, Endoscopy Technician Theory 3
#*STS1926L, Endoscopy Tech Lab & Clinical 3
#*STS2361, The Art of Teamwork in Surgery 1
#*STS2365, Professional Skills for the OR Team 1
Elective Credits for  ENDO-CT
See Elective Options Below (See Surgical Services Advisor for guidance) 25

TOTAL DEGREE HOURS

64

Elective Options
  • ACG2001 or Higher
  • # ASL1400 or Higher
  • + BSC1005 or Higher
  • + Humanities I, II or III Any Gen Ed Approved
  • BUL2241 or Higher
  • # CGS1103 or Higher
  • CHM1032 or Higher
  • CLP1001 Human Relations
  • DEP2004 or Higher Developmental Psychology
  • ECO2013 or Higher
  • EDF 1005 or Higher
  • +* ENC1101 or Higher
  • ENT2000 or Higher
  • EVR1001 or Higher
  • #* EVT2060 or Higher Education: Vocational/Technical
  • FRE1120 or Higher
  • SPN 1000 or Higher
  • GEB1011 or Higher
  • # HIM1000 or Higher
  • HLP1081, Wellness
  • +# HSA2182 or Higher
  • +#* HSC1000 or Higher
  • HUN1201, Nutrition
  • LIS2004, Introduction to Internet Research
  • + MAC1105 or Higher Mathematics
  • + MAN2021 or Higher
  • MAR2011 or Higher
  • + MCB2004 or Higher
  • + MGF1106 or Higher
  • # MKA2511 or Higher
  • # MNA1100, Human Relations in Management
  • +* PHI2002 or Higher
  • PHY1020 or Higher
  • POS2041 or Higher
  • PSY2012 or Higher
  • # QMB1001
  • + SBM2000
  • + SLS1201 or Higher
  • SPC1420 or Higher
  • + STA2023 or Higher
  • * STS1300C or Higher
  • SYG2000 or Higher
  • + TRA2010 or Higher

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

 
 

Contact the Advisor

lmProfessor Libby McNaron
Program Coordinator Surgical Services
850-873-3551  or 850-769-1551, extension 3551

Health Sciences Building, Third Floor, HS326

lmcnaron@gulfcoast.edu

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2ND STEP: CONTACT LMCNARON@GULFCOAST.EDU FOR A PROGRAM INFORMATION AND APPLICATION PACKET.

 
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