The Mission of the Surgical Technology Program of Reading Hospital
School of Health Sciences is to prepare competent, entry-level surgical
technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and
affective (behavior) learning domains.
In support of this Mission, the Surgical Technology Program has
established program outcomes that define the knowledge, skills, and
behaviors that will be reflected by a graduate of the Program A graduate
of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, Surgical Technology
Identify the importance of cooperative behavior by team members.
Assess the various functions of professional credentialing and
relate their significance to the profession of surgical
Demonstrate accountability of practice with adherence to ethical
and legal standards of the profession.
Demonstrate technical proficiency in basic surgical procedures
through the practice of the concepts of surgical technology.
Demonstrate competent patient care skills.
Adhere to the patient’s inherent rights to privacy, dignity, and
Facilitate the knowledge acquisition of others through research
and research presentation.
Contribute to patient safety through collaboration with other
health care disciplines and adherence to approved safety
Recognize the value of community service.