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Surg Tech Undercover: Students Reveal Favorite Operations

Posted on Fri, Jul 01, 2016

To be a surgical technologist, you certainly can’t be squeamish. You’ll be on hand to assist the surgeon as he or she cuts into any and all parts of the human body.

For those who can stomach these procedures, participating in a life-saving surgery is one of the most rewarding experiences in the world. What might be gruesome to some signifies to others the immense level of hard work and determination required to make a huge difference in someone’s life.

To get a better idea of what it really means to be a surg tech, I gathered the opinions of students in the middle of the Surg Tech Associate’s Degree program here at Nebraska Methodist College. I wanted to know what the coolest procedures they ever took part in were as well as why those operations stood out to them more than any others.

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Topics: patient care, healthcare education, surgical technology

Neurosurgeon Reveals What Makes a Good Surg Tech

Posted on Thu, May 12, 2016

No one interacts with surgical technologists firsthand quite like surgeons do. So what better way to get an inside peek at life as a surg tech than to speak with a prominent surgeon?

I recently spoke with Dr. Bill Thorell, MD, Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery for Nebraska Medicine, to find out what he looks for in a surgical technologist. Dr. Thorell speaks to Nebraska Methodist College surg tech students every year, and his presentation is eye-opening to those who are about to embark on their own careers in the operating room.

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Topics: allied health career, surgical technology, health professions

Graduate Spotlight: Molly Bouc, Surgical Technology

Posted on Thu, May 22, 2014

Nebraska Methodist College student Molly Bouc is one of the many members of the recently graduated Class of 2014. Bouc graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology. Bouc took time out of her busy schedule to talk about graduation and her future job at the Nebraska Medical Center. 

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Topics: student achievements, student spotlight, surgical technology, health professions

Behind the Mask of a Surgical Technology Student

Posted on Thu, Sep 12, 2013

You may have already read our previous blog talking about What is a surgical tech? so we thought in honor of 2013 National Surgical Technologist Week, we would highlight the successes and insights of Nebraska Methodist College's very own student, Molly Bouc.

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Topics: allied health career, student spotlight, surgical technology, health professions