Monthly Archives: April 2017

February Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators Workshop Recap

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

Photos from the February AFE workshop. Continue reading


Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

This time last year, as a practicing CST, I was heading up an orthopedics excellence program at the hospital where I was working. I never would have imagined that a year later I would find myself as the program director of surgical technology at Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas. Continue reading


A Site Visitor’s Perspective

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

Serving as a site visitor for ARC/STSA has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my career as a surgical technologist. I started my career as a surgical technologist in 1994 and would have never imagined that I would be where I am today or where my career would take me. Continue reading


ARC/STSA Board of Directors Update: Strategic Plan

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

Big things are coming to the surgical technology and surgical assisting education communities! The ARC/STSA Board of Directors met on Saturday, February 18, 2017, to lay the groundwork for the ARC/STSA 2017-2020 Strategic Plan. In conjunction with the AST Educators Conference, the Saturday meeting began with a renewed commitment to the mission and vision of the ARC/STSA. Continue reading