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  • Personal Narrative: A Career As A Surgical Technologist

    marathon and how in my opinion, it correlates metaphorically of how I started and my diurnal responsibility as a Surgical Technologist. Less than a month ago; on March 19, I ran my 3rd marathon. It is becoming a yearly affair for me and my wife to ran the Los Angeles Marathon that we always look forward for the next year. It started 3 years ago when my wife signed me up for my first marathon (she did her first the year prior) one month before the event. I do ran every now and then but I have never taken such proposition like this at such a short notice. It was like a baptism with fire, so, I picked up and put on my running shoes and start conditioning my mind, body and spirit right away. Even though she did not ran that year, her encouragement empowered me to rise to the challenge, determined to be ready for the strenuous but not impossible feat of human endurance up ahead. So, you might be asking yourself how the two can be compared with each other. So, let me explain. Like starting on a surgical technology program, somehow someone informed you, inspired you, and in my case, I was persuaded to enroll and take on this immerging field in healthcare. It was not really my first career choice but somehow, I got…

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  • Graduation Speech: I Ll Be Kept Drugged

    A calm voice emanates from a member of what the man can only assume is some kind of surgical team, “Are we ready?” The other man struggles in vain, his face and neck are flush, his veins protrude from his skin, his hands are blotches of purple and white as he fights against the manacles. The man feels his arms straining against his own restraints as he watches the baby-blue clad beings with their surgical masks and hair bonnets surround the other man. Each methodically places sterile nitrile…

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  • Surgical Technician Essay

    Being a surgical technologist can be hard work; not only should a technician watch after all patients, but must keep a check on themselves. A technician needs to remain as stress free as possible, always making sure all body mechanics are in order. Forgetting to do this can lead to emotional stress, which has a negative effect on the body. A surgical technician not in full control of himself causes things to go wrong in the operating room. A technician must always be completely focused on the…

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  • Surgical Tech Research Paper

    “Sometimes, the surgical tech can even be hands-on with the patient,” Groinus says (Xu). Also said by Groinus, “Very often we have an opportunity to assist the surgeon by holding retractors and manipulating tissue,” she says, noting that surgical techs aren’t allowed to actually perform any portion of the surgery. The surgical techs are required to know the names of hundreds of medical instruments used throughout surgeries. During surgeries a surgical tech is often called certain names that…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Surgical Technology Programs In Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    semesters of surgical technologist courses. First semester required courses consist of: English Composition I, Fundamentals of Surgical Technology, Principles of Surgical Techniques, and Surgical Anatomy. Second semester contains classes like: Surgical Microbiology, Basic and Related Surgical Procedures, and Specialized Surgical Procedures I. Third semester courses include: Specialized Surgical Procedures I, Advances Surgical Procedures, and Certification and Role Transitions. The total amount…

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  • Total Hip Replacement Surgery

    Total Hip Replacement Hip arthroplasty is using a prosthesis to replace hip joint is one of the most common surgical procedures today (Walker, 2007). A good surgical team will increase the success rate of the total hip replacement. However, proper nursing interventions during pre-operative and post-operative phase of the surgery is very important for the patient. Nurses spend more time with patients compared to the other health care personnel. Therefore, a good nursing care will better…

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  • Essay On Newton Medical Center Obstetrics

    Who Owns the Future in the Medical Industry In the medical industry, robots are becoming an important part (Anandan). They do not work on their own, but are controlled by the human to perform the work (Anandan). What is the impact on your job when robots are cheap? “Robots are never going to be cheap” Newton Medical Center Obstetrics doctor, Kent Bradley said in an interview (Bradley). If they do become cheaper, they will be more available to smaller hospitals (Bradley). Newton Medical Center…

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  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery Research Paper

    treatment. As with any new technology, there are a lot of questions about the safety and usefulness of these robots, and how they compare to traditional surgical methods. The usage of robots in surgery has decreased the risk, increased the effectiveness, and changed the dynamics of surgery. To understand the advantages of robotic-assisted surgery, the concept of robotic-assisted surgery should be understood. Robotic-assisted surgery involves a surgeon using advanced machinery to assist in…

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  • Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Advantages And Disadvantages

    Abstract Intuitive Surgical incorporation launched the Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System. The Da Vinci Surgical Robot consists of three main components divided for the patient, the surgeon and the camera. This surgical system provides surgeries with minimal incisions and quick recoveries. The performance of the surgeon is still essential but the automated arms execute his command with accuracy and precision. Therefore, it reduces the hospital stays. In addition, the instruments of this robot give…

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  • Surgery Past Present And Robotic Future Analysis

    “Surgery’s past, present and robotic future” by Dr. Catherine Mohr we learn about the robots that are used in surgeries and what they can do. Robotic surgery helps doctors to perform procedures that are complex by allowing more precision, flexibility and control to happen then the traditional techniques used. Dr. Catherine Mohr, who spoke in the video is the vice president at the company, Intuitive Surgical in the medical research field that makes surgical robots ("Catherine Mohr | Medical…

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