Surgical Technology Program Attracts Vets.

TOMBALL, Texas – Military Veteran Joseph Torres is accustomed to training for combat; however, he and several other military veterans have signed up for a different type of training at LSC-Tomball: the hospital operating room.

“We have an interesting trend of graduates of our Surgical Technology program who also happen to be military veterans,” said Diane Montagna, LSC-Tomball clinical coordinator and lead faculty member. “Students with a prior military background tend to be disciplined individuals who have been taught core values similar to our own, such as integrity and leadership. Veterans also understand how to work as a team which is an essential skill when working in the operating room.”

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