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CLINICAL CASE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AT CSI 

As per the Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology (6th edition) and our CSI clinical guidelines: 
Students in the CSI surgical Technology program must meet the following clinical guidelines in order to qualify for completion of the program.
  1. The total number of cases to complete is 120 (to meet accreditation requirements, our program requires 130)
  2. Students are required to complete 30 cases in General Surgery. 
    1. Twenty (20) of these cases must be First scrub (solo) role
  3. Students are also required to complete 90 cases in various surgical specialties. Including any combination of Otho, ENT,  OB/GYN,  GU, Neuro, Opthalmic, Plastics, Peripherical vascular, cardio-thoracic and trauma.
    1.  60 of the 90 cases must be in the first scrub role and evenly distributed between a minimum of 5 surgical specialties (listed above) with 15 maximum in any one surgical specialty
  4. Observation cases must be documented but do not count as required cases.
  5. No more than 10 Diagnostic endoscopy cases will be counted (only as second scrub role)
  6. No more than 5 Vaginal delivery cases will be counted (only as second scrub role)