Learning the different surgical instruments is one of the most important yet challenging areas of study for students. Surgical technicians, also called operating room technicians, must be able to identify all instruments that may be required during a procedure.
Because surgical techs work as part of a surgery team, they must be able to think clearly in emergency situations as well as know how to handle hundreds of different instruments properly and quickly. Therefore, knowing each instrument and anticipating what it is the doctor performing the surgery will need next helps streamline the surgical procedure.
Thankfully there are few helpful apps to help prospective surgical technicians learn the equipment necessary to successfully assist nurses and surgeons during an actual surgery. Continue reading