Learn back office medical procedures. Topics include medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, lab procedures. Clinical training in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices is available. The class focuses on academic, technical skills, and employability practices. Students will develop personal and professional skills in the classroom that will transfer to the workplace:
Victoria Straubinger has worked as a surgical technician, and worked as an obstetrics technician in Women’s Services at Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Straubinger taught the Surgical Technology program at Trinity College for over two years. In 2003, she taught the Surgical Technology program at Silicon Valley CTE, and has been teaching the Medical Assisting class since 2004. Ms. Straubinger was selected as the Silicon Valley Teacher of the Year in 2007!
Reed Shue is a Certified Surgical Technologist and First Assistant with credentials in surgical robotics. After graduating from the Surgical Technology course at Metro ED, Reed spent most of his career working in the operating room as a lead Surgical Technologist, assisting surgeons in a wide variety of surgical services. Reed has also created an education and training program at Kaiser Santa Clara where he managed surgical technology, nursing and medical students through their clinical rotations; through the OR, and was given the title of Chief Preceptor. He is the only non-MD instructor for the GYN resident training program where he trained surgical residents.