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CIP 2010

Detail for CIP Code 51.0909

Title: Surgical Technology/Technologist.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2000 CIP 2010
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0909 Surgical Technology/Technologist. No substantive changes 51.0909 Surgical Technology/Technologist.
Illustrative Examples
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