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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.

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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.

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The Life of a Surgical Technologist
The Life of a Surgical Technologist

While it is common for children to set future career goals, few adults can say they actually turned their dreams into realities. Monica is a Certified Surgical Technologist and Surgical Technology Program Chair, is one of those determined few. Here is her story:

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