Southern Union State Community College

Surgical Technology Program Outcomes

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

RETENTION

Retention Benchmark – 60%

Class Retention Rate  
2017 70% 14 of 20 graduated*  
2016 68% 11 of 16 graduated 3 returned from 2015 and graduated 2016.
2015 47%  9 of 19 graduated 3 have returned to the ST Program,
2 are retaking SUR 108 & plan on returning. 
2014 75%  15 of 20 graduated  
2013 70% 14 of 20 graduated  

 

JOB PLACEMENT

Job Placement Benchmark – 80% (jobs or continued education)   

Class Placement rate    
2017 79% 11 of 14 11 hired in field
2016 91% 10 of 11  7 hired in field/ 3 continued education
2015 89%   8 of 9 7 hired in field/ 1 continued education

 

CERTIFICATION EXAM REPORT

Participation Benchmark – 100% 

* Participation 2017 SUSCC = 100% (14 of 14)

Pass Rate Benchmark – 70%   National Mean 69.8%

Class 1st time Pass Rate Weakness
2017 86% 12 of 14 Equipment Sterilization and Maintenance 60% A&P 60%  
2016 82% 9 of 11 Pharmacology 69%  Intraoperative 70%  
2015  90% 8 of 9
passed 
Administration & Personnel 60%  Intraoperative 68.5% all others 70% or greater (A&P 72.6%)
2014 73.3% 11 of 15 passed A&P (63% past 3 years)  all   others 70% or greater