Established an early "scientific" mindset, founder of comparative anatomy.
Described the signs of inflammation.
First great anatomist; controlled thought, unchallenged for 1500 years; biology made its serve theology.
Greatest surgeon of the 16th century; began to ligate arteries after amputation; stopped cauterizing wounds w/ hot irons & oil.
Father of modern anatomy; challenged Galen openly & correctly; performed dissections on human cadavers himself; used illustrators to create permanent records; changed the while approach to anatomical studies.
Heart; detailed cardiovascular anatomy; demonstrated basic functions of the circulatory system.
Father of microbiology, virology & immunology.
Developed technique of antiseptic surgery.
Developed meticulous closure of wounds.
Developed the x-ray machine.
Dad wanted him to be in military, coralation between doctors doing an autopsy & then going to deliver a baby w/o washing hands, ended up in mental institution.
History of Surgical Technology
Nurses filled this role.
World War II began.
Trained corpsman(ORT)-in Korean war to assist in surgery.
Changes in Profession-1970
First certifying exam for ORT's. AORN-association of operating room nurses took charge; developed the exam along w/hitirons surgeons.
Changes in Profession-1973
AORN & AORT split. Wanted own voice but not together; not the same.
Changes in Profession-1978
AORT (association of operating room technicians) changes name to AST.
Changes in Profession-1981
Core Curriculum for the Surgical Technologist published. Still used today, the same as other states.
Changes in Professtion-1985
Code of Ethics published-how we're going to take care of patients. Every heath care profession has this.
Changes in Profession-1988
Standards of Practice adopted-how we are going to do things. Good step in right direction.
American Hospital Association
American College of Surgeons
Accreditation Review Committee for Surgical Technologists Surgical Assistant. Gives advice to allied health accreditation body. Work with AST, standards for ST programs, standards are being met.
Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Give advice to allied health accreditation body.