Monthly Archives: December 2017

Think Outside the Book

Date posted: December 11th, 2017

Visit the ARC/STSA Facebook page to see the fun and innovative methods Glendale Career College instructor Art Busch, CST, uses to teach his surgical technology students. Continue reading


News from the ARC/STSA Home Front

Date posted: December 11th, 2017

2017 was a year full of transitions at the ARC/STSA office, all focused on improved services to our programs and students, as well as expanding accreditation and education offerings to our communities of interest. With changes in staffing and a realignment of responsibilities, let’s revisit who’s who at the ARC/STSA and the primary services they provide for you. Continue reading


A Rising Trend: Social Media as a Learning Tool for Surgeons

Date posted: December 11th, 2017

Earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review reported on the increasing trend of surgeons leveraging social media to enhance their skills and share knowledge with others. As the surgical field grows in size and complexity, those in the profession are no longer relying on conferences and informal hallway conversations alone. And while the advent of online discussion forums is nothing new to medical professionals across the board, the pervasive nature and ease of access of social media is undeniable, making it an ideal choice for peer-to-peer learning. Continue reading


The Transition to the Associate Degree: If you can, why would you not?

Date posted: December 11th, 2017

Transitioning to an associate degree program can increase credibility and open doors for graduates. Learn how Kevin Craycraft helped pioneer this transition for Bluegrass Community and Technical College, with Kentucky Community & Technical College System. Continue reading