Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dual Programs: Why Do It?

Date posted: November 10th, 2016

By Libby McNaron The future of the professions of surgical technology and surgical first assisting needs our support. In light of an upcoming surgeon shortage, it is important to produce professionals who are armed with knowledge that will allow them … Continue reading


You, Too, Can (Should) Be a Site Visitor

Date posted: November 10th, 2016

Have you ever considered becoming a site visitor? I know, you’re really busy; it’s hard to take the time to leave your own program to visit someone else’s. Why on earth would you want to add to your workload? Let’s talk about it! Continue reading


The Role of the Subcommittee on Accreditation for Surgical Assisting

Date posted: November 10th, 2016

There are many acronyms used in our profession, and I am going to add one more set for you: SASA is the Subcommittee on Accreditation for Surgical Assisting. It is a permanent subcommittee of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Continue reading