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OCTC’s Surg Tech Program hosting virtual pre-admission conferences

In Education by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — OCTC Surgical Technology Program will host several 2021 Virtual Pre-Admission Conferences over the next several months.

The 2021 Virtual Pre-Admission Conferences are scheduled for:

  • Friday, March 5, 9:30
  • Thursday, March 18, 4:00
  • Wednesday, March 31,1:00
  • Friday, April 16, 1:30

Owensboro Community & Technical College has an excellent, 10-month, Associate in Applied Science degree Surgical Technology program. OCTC program graduates have earned a 100% first-time pass rate for seven consecutive years on the national certification licensure exam. These pre-admission conferences are designed to give prospective students an overview of the program and demonstrations to simulate the lab experience.

This selective admissions program is hosting preadmission conferences for the Fall 2021 semester at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 5; at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 18; at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31; and at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16. All sessions will be held virtually and the links are provided on OCTC’s Facebook page or you may contact [email protected] and be sent the link. Interested students who are not able to access the links should contact Basham directly for accommodations.

Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national professional certification licensure exam administered by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. The program has a limited number of seats available each year.

The deadline for applications for Fall 2021 is May 1 and attendance at one preadmission conference is mandatory. For more information please attend the preadmission conference or contact the program coordinator, Zara Basham at [email protected] or call 270-686-4650.

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