Monthly Archives: August 2017

Standards Revision

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

In the June e-newsletter, we briefly discussed the revision process for the 2013 Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Surgical Technology, as related to current Guideline language under Standard I.A., “Projected for August 1, 2021, all … Continue reading


Program Directors: Can You Witness Improved Statistics for Student Retention?

Date posted: August 22nd, 2017

By Dr. Joseph B. Long CST, FAST, EdD I worked for a number of years as a CST for two different health care institutions and served surgical technology students for two different post-secondary schools in the role of dean and … Continue reading


2017 Scholarship Program – Winners

Date posted: August 14th, 2017

At its March 2017 meeting, the ARC/STSA Board of Directors awarded the following 2017 Scholarships Continue reading


2017 SA Annual Report

Date posted: August 1st, 2017

The ARC/STSA and its Subcommittee on Accreditation for Surgical Assisting (SASA) are pleased to announce the launch of the updated and enhanced 2017 Surgical Assisting Annual Report (SA AR) incorporating several easy-to-use features. The SA Annual Report form and support documentation were mailed to all CAAHEP-accredited SA programs today and are available online for quick access 24/7. Continue reading