Endoscopy Technician

Endoscopy Technician

About the Program

The Endoscopy Technician program is designed for individuals interested in caring for the endoscopy patient.  Upon completion of the program, graduates may gain employment as an Endoscopy Technician who handles the scopes, supplies and equipment during all types of endoscopy procedures.  The Endoscopy Technician may gain employment in hospitals, surgery centers, and free standing endoscopy suites.

AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 2

AREA OF STUDY: Health Sciences

Degrees and Certificates

Program Outcomes

STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

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Demonstrate knowledge of the basic endoscopy skills necessary to function safely and effectively

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Demonstrate knowledge of the basic endoscopy skills necessary to function safely and effectively

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Demonstrate competencies in the core components of the endoscopy technician knowledge and skills

Program Information

A Career in Endoscopy

An Endoscopy Technician, a member of the endoscopic team in an endoscopy suite, assists in delivering patient care before, during and following endoscopy procedures. Endoscopy Technician prepares and understands the specific uses of technical equipment, supplies and the numerous techniques required for all types of endoscopic procedures.

The Endoscopy Technician Program is for the person who seeks a challenging, diverse and fast-paced health career that offers a vast range of employment opportunities.

 

Cost

Pre-Requisite/Pre Entrance semester

Cost

Tuition** – varies based on hours taken

$389

Criminal Background/Drug Screening

$95

Physical Exam

$100

Immunization

$200

Medical Insurance

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$784

1st Semester (16 semester hours)

 

Tuition**

$1226

Books

$300

Uniforms

$150

Supplies

$100

Liability Insurance

$20

Parking (4months)

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$1,796

2nd Semester (14 semester hours)

 

Tuition**

$1075

Books

$300

Supplies

$100

Parking (4months)

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$1,475

ESTIMATED Total Program Cost

$4055

*Costs are estimated and are subject to change.
**Tuition is based on in-district residency
Due to increases/decreases in books and supplements, please check the book store website at www.hccs.edu/bookstore
For updated cost information. Only required books are included in the estimate. Out-of-District tuition is $172.50/hour; Out of State tuition is $314.00/hour. Search for “tuition calculator” at hccs.edu and you can calculate HCC tuition and fees based on residency.

 

Required Essential Functions

Endoscopy Technician Certificate

Estimated Costs*

Pre-Requisite/Pre Entrance semester

Cost

Tuition** – varies based on hours taken

$389

Criminal Background/Drug Screening

$95

Physical Exam

$100

Immunization

$200

Medical Insurance

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$784

1st Semester (16 semester hours)

 

Tuition**

$1226

Books

$300

Uniforms

$150

Supplies

$100

Liability Insurance

$20

Parking (4months)

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$1,796

2nd Semester (14 semester hours)

 

Tuition**

$1075

Books

$300

Supplies

$100

Parking (4months)

Varies

SUB TOTAL

$1,475

ESTIMATED Total Program Cost

$4055

 

Online Program Restrictions

Language Option Restrictions

Some online programs require students to participate in foreign language courses as part of the program’s required curriculum. Please contact your advisor for more information about specific program requirements and available language options. If you would like to take courses in a language that is not offered online, you would have to do so on campus.

Elective Course Restrictions

Some HCC Online programs may have a limited number of elective options available, based on which of the designated electives are currently offered online. If an elective course is not available online, it will be denoted in the program’s degree plan.

Required Course Restrictions
Some HCC Online programs may require students to participate in one or more campus-based courses as part of a given program’s required curriculum. If a program requires participation in a campus-based course, the campus-based course will be denoted in the program’s degree plan.

Potential Course Restrictions
Some courses may require students to participate in campus-based laboratory sessions or proctored examinations. Please review your course syllabus to determine if your online course has an on-campus laboratory or examination requirement.

 

Get in touch

Melissa Bruton

Surgical Technology