Contact Program Director for Interview and placement within program
Matthew Wakeen, CST Program Director of Surgical Technology Scott Community College 500 Belmont Rd Bettendorf, IA 52722 Phone: 563-441-4067 firstname.lastname@example.org
Student must meet with Matt Wakeen, prior to admission to the program. This process
is necessary to inform the student(s) of the program requirements, course sequence,
application for certification, and critical clinical/programmatic related information.
Health Requirements Each allied health student must have an insurance plan to cover any injury or illness
requiring hospital treatment or surgery. In addition, all students are required to
submit evidence of good health through a physical examination and immunization form.
Proof of successful completion of a course in CPR for health care providers through
the American Heart Association is also required. These requirements will be due after
the student starts the program. Please DO NOT begin this process until asked to. If
anything listed above expires within the program you will need to repeat it at your
Criminal Background Check Clinical sites require a criminal background check prior to allowing students into
the clinical setting (Any associated fees will be the responsibility of the student).
Certain criminal activity, as evident by a criminal background check may also disqualify
a student from clinical participation. Please be aware that failure to participate
in a clinical assignment based a criminal background check will result in dismissal
from the Surgical Technology Program. These requirements will be due after the student
starts the program. Please DO NOT begin this process until asked to. If anything listed
above expires within the program you will need to repeat it at your own expense.
Transportation Students must provide their own transportation to clinical sites. Applicants should
be aware that travel in areas outside of the Quad Cities will be required for clinical
placement. The out of town clinical sites include Clinton, IA, Geneseo, Ill, Muscatine,
IA, and Iowa City, IA. These sites are in addition to the numerous sites we have locally.
PROGRESSION POLICY Students admitted to Surgical Technology Program must achieve or have achieved a "C"
in each course in the curriculum in the sequence described in the curriculum schedule
in order to progress semester by semester