UofA Hope-Texarkana offers Surgical Scrub Tech. Program


The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana will provide students with a new Surgical Scrub Technician Program beginning this fall. The program is a one-semester program designed for students who hold a current license in practical/vocational nursing or registered nursing, who wish to be trained to work in the operating room as a surgical scrub. Courses for the program will be taught in a combination of day and evening classes. Students will receive 90 contact hours of instruction in the classroom and lab, and 135 contact hours in the clinical setting. Classes will be rotated between the Hope and Texarkana campuses and students are required to attend all classes on both campuses.

Courses Include:
SCRU1403 Fundamentals of Surgical Scrub
SCRU1501 Surgical Scrub Procedures
SCRU1603 Surgical Scrub Clinical

Estimated Cost of Program:
Tuition and Fees (service area): $710
Book $65
Supplies $85
Insurance $15
Background Check $25
Total Estimated Cost: $900

Schedule of Classes:
August 22 – October 12 Tuesday 4-8pm Hope classroom
Thursday 4-8pm Texarkana classroom
October 3-12 Tuesday and Thursday Clinical Observations
October 17 – December 7 Tuesday and Thursday Day Clinical Rotations
October 18 – December 13 Wednesday 4-8pm Hope Classroom

Entrance Requirements:
UAHT Application for admission.
Submit a transcript for High School, General Education Diploma and any college work
Provide proof of immunization against measles (2) and rubella (1) for students born after January 1, 1957, who plan to enroll for full-time coursework.
Provide proof of current TB skin test.
Provide proof of Flu vaccination when vaccine is available.
Provide up-to-date CPR Certification.
Complete Surgical Scrub Technician Program Application.
Submit verification of licensure in Practical/Vocational Nursing or Registered Nursing. Current licensure required for acceptance.

For more information, contact Stephanie McCoskey, Administrative Specialist for Science and Health Professions, at 870-722-8289 or stephanie.mccoskey@uacch.edu.

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