Monthly Archives: May 2013

2013 CAAHEP Standard and Guidelines – Surgical Technology Approval

Date posted: May 30th, 2013

CAAHEP approved the 2013 Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Surgical Technology for implementation effective August 1, 2013…find out how the changes in the 2013 Standards will impact your program… Continue reading


AAD Pathway Policy Revised – Eligibility Expanded

Date posted: May 6th, 2013

Do you know a practicing surgical technologist who was on-the-job trained (OJT) and wants to become a CST? Great news, effective August 1, 2013, an OJT surgical technologist regardless of when he/she trained, can qualify for admission to an approved Accelerated Alternate Delivery (AAD) pathway program which leads to CST exam eligibility upon completion. That’s right! Check out the revised ARC/STA Accelerated Alternate Delivery (AAD) Pathway Policy announcement. Continue reading