Yearly Archives: 2014

New and Updated Streamlined SASA-ARC/STSA Forms – Surgical Assisting Programs

Date posted: November 26th, 2014

The ARC/STSA has streamlined required documentation to simplify reporting personnel, clinical affiliation, and curriculum changes for surgical assisting programs and implemented new, standardized forms for outcomes tracking and plans of action. Check it out! Continue reading


2014-2016 ARC/STSA Officers Elected

Date posted: September 23rd, 2014

The ARC/STSA Board of Directors elected new officers to lead the organization in pursuit of accreditation excellence through September 2016. Check out the press release Continue reading


2015 Scholarship Program Announced

Date posted: August 25th, 2014

Scholarship money to be awarded to surgical technology and surgical assisting students and educators. Find out more about the 2015 ARC/STSA Scholarships and get application forms. Continue reading


Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) and Advanced Site Visitor Training (SVT-A)

Date posted: August 18th, 2014

Learn how to navigate the CAAHEP Accreditation Process by attending the AFE Workshop and, if you are currently an ARC/STSA On-Site Evaluator, stay for the Advanced Site Visitors Training all on Friday, February 6, 2015 before the 2015 AST Instructor’s Forum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Continue reading


ARC/STSA 2014 Scholarship Winners Announcement

Date posted: August 6th, 2014

In 2014, the ARC/STSA awarded $5000 in scholarships to assist and support 10 students and an educator during their pursuit of their educational goals……is your name on the list? Continue reading


Newly Updated 2013 Standards Interpretive Guide (ST-SIG)

Date posted: July 28th, 2014

The ARC/STSA has updated the information in the ST-SIG, based on the implementation of new, standardized, streamlined reporting forms effective August 1, 2014. Continue reading


New Streamlined ARC/STSA Forms – Surgical Technology Programs

Date posted: July 28th, 2014

The ARC/STSA has streamlined required documentation to simplify reporting personnel, clinical affiliation, and curriculum changes and implemented new, standardized forms for outcomes tracking and plans of action. Check it out! Continue reading


Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) Summer Workshop – August 2014

Date posted: June 3rd, 2014

Learn how to navigate the CAAHEP Accreditation Process by attending the all new and updated AFE Workshop on Saturday, August 9, 2014 in Denver/ Aurora, Colorado. Continue reading


ARC/STSA Bylaws – 2014 Revision

Date posted: May 9th, 2014

We’ve made improvements to our Bylaws to streamline our operations. In support of our communities of interest, the ARC/STSA Board of Directors has modified the composition of its Subcommittee on Accreditation for Surgical Assisting (SASA). You can check-out the revised Bylaws at the link above. Continue reading


Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) and Site Visitor Training (SVT)

Date posted: February 27th, 2014

Learn how to navigate the CAAHEP Accreditation Process by attending the AFE Workshop and stay for the Site Visitors Training all on Monday, May 26, 2014 before the 2014 AST National Conference and Instructor’s Workshop in Denver, Colorado. Continue reading