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We Proudly Present Surgical Technology Graduate Terry Wadington
We Proudly Present Surgical Technology Graduate Terry Wadington

“Your power is in your knowledge,” says Rockford Career College graduate Terry Wadington. “The more knowledge you obtain, the more power you have to make a difference.” Once he was ready for a new career, Terry did not hesitate to gather all the knowledge he could. After enrolling in our Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology program, he studied carefully and developed his practical skills. His dedication allowed him to graduate on our President's List with a 4.0 GPA. We are so proud of Terry for achieving his educational goal and beginning a career he loves. 

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Meet Our Instructor - Robert Wright
Meet Our Instructor - Robert Wright

In 1983, Robert started his surgical technology apprenticeship in the Andrews Air Force Base's operating room. While in the Air Force, he graduated from the School of Healthcare Sciences concentrating in surgical technology. It was in 1986 that Robert was introduced to the worlds of material management and central sterile processing. He then began his teaching career at High Tech Institute in Sacramento, California in 1998.

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Surgical Technology program receives ABHES approval
Surgical Technology program receives ABHES approval

CONGRATULATIONS to all the instructors and staff at Rockford Career College who contributed to the success of the Surgical Technician program. 

We received approval from ABHES, the programmatic accreditor, for the maximum grant of 4 years.

Just one more reason to choose Rockford Career College for the Surgical Technician program.  Enroll today.

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A Day in the Life: Surgical Technology
A Day in the Life: Surgical Technology

Staying calm is crucial for a surgeon. However, it's not easy for one person to keep track of multiple patients, sterilize the operating room, and perform surgeries safely and precisely. As a certified surgical technologist, I help the surgeon ensure that the procedures go smoothly. My name's Precious, and I'm here to share a little about my career with you.

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A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician
A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician

Have you ever seen footage of a surgery and wondered who all those people in the operating room were? Well, as a surgical technologist, I'm one of them. Even though the surgeon has an important duty, the truth is that surgical technologists and surgical assistants are also critical to the surgery's success. We prepare equipment and supplies, ensure the operating room is ready for each procedure, and assist with various tasks at the surgeon's request. 

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Surgical Technology Program Chair Robert Wright
Surgical Technology Program Chair Robert Wright

Patients, families, surgeons, and surgical assistants all put their trust in surgical technologists. In this career role, your expertise and hard work could turn a stressful operation into a much smoother one. That's why you need and deserve quality surgical technology instructors to prepare you. Robert, Rockford Career College's Surgical Technology Program Chair, is just one of many knowledgeable, experienced instructors ready to guide you on your career path.

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