Operating Students 3 - 4

Pre-Admission Checklist

STOP! Please note this is a selective admissions program.

Before proceeding please contact Jeff Bidwell or Melinda Weil to insure you are eligible for this program and have been added to the official admission list.

Jeff Bidwell
SFA Program Coordinator
270-824-1740
jeff.bidwell@kctcs.edu

Melinda Weil
SFA Office Manager
270-824-1805
melinda.weil@kctcs.edu

AFTER YOU HAVE CONTACTED JEFF BIDWELL OR MELINDA WEIL AND HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED TO THE PROGRAM, THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE START OF THE SEMESTER: 

  • Qualifications for entering program:
  • Proof of Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or Certified Nurse-Operating Room (CNOR) or completion of entry level surgical technology program plus experience working in the operating room.
  • Current CPR or BLS certification (copy of certification)

Requirements for program after your initial acceptance into the program:

  • Complete online application to the college
  • Proof of Immunizations as required by precepting facility(s). This is often your employee health records. 
  • Drug Screen/Background Check*  
  • Copy of Driver’s License 
  • Copy of Employee Badge 
  • Letters of recommendation (1 must be from precepting surgeon; others may be from surgeons, surgical assistants or supervisors/managers). 
  • Note: In order to perform clinicals during the program there must be a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in place between the students facility and the college. Interested student should contact Melinda or Jeff to see if a current agreement is in place or to begin working on the agreement.

Official Transcripts from all previously attended colleges/institutions must be sent to:
Admissions
Madisonville Community College
2000 College Drive
Madisonville, KY  42431

Payment: 
There will be more info regarding this and a due date for payment. Meeting this deadline is imperative to avoid being dropped from the program. 
*After acceptance into the program the appropriate forms to be submitted will be emailed to you.