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CIP 2020

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. See also: 51.1012) Sterile Processing Technology/Technician.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0909 Surgical Technology/Technologist. No substantive changes 51.0909 Surgical Technology/Technologist.
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