About the author
Lori Groinus, CST, is a Faculty Instructor and Program Coordinator for the Surgical Technologist program at Rasmussen University in St. Cloud, MN. She has worked in the field of surgical technology for over 18 years. She also has a B.S. in Education from St. Cloud State University. Her surgical technician experience includes nearly 15 years of "scrubbing" cases in various specialties including: neurosurgery, orthopedics, general surgery, plastics and reconstructive, OB/Gyn, ophthalmology, dental, and ENT.