Monthly Archives: February 2018

2018 Annual Report Review

Date posted: February 21st, 2018

2018 Annual Report Presentation


Reminder: Standard V.A.4. OAE Publication

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

This is a reminder that Standard V.A.4. requires that the sponsoring institution [school] publish programmatic outcomes in a readily accessible place. Continue reading


Streamlined to Save You Time

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

The new Maximum Enrollment Capacity (MEC) Attestations form is now available on the ARC/STSA website under Forms and Facts for your convenience.  Continue reading


ARC/STSA 2018 Annual Report Update

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

Big changes are coming to the 2018 ARC/STSA Annual Report. Learn what it means for ARC/STSA’s surgical technology and surgical assisting education programs Continue reading


Apply for an ARC/STSA Scholarship Today

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

The ARC/STSA Board of Directors has awarded scholarships to students and educators each year, since 2005. This year, recipients will be awarded a total of up to $6,000 in combined scholarships. We asked a few 2017 recipients what the scholarship meant to them. Their testimonies, shared below, affirm the impact that the ARC/STSA scholarships have had and the importance of taking action to further your professional development. Continue reading


Dr. Kellie M. McFarlin Joins the ARC/STSA Board of Directors

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

The ARC/STSA is pleased to welcome Kellie M. McFarlin, MD, FACS, to its Board of Directors. McFarlin is a senior staff member of the Henry Ford Hospital’s Department of Surgery and a clinical assistant professor of surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She will hold a three-year term concluding in December of 2020. Continue reading


AFE Workshop 2018

Date posted: February 16th, 2018

Board members and staff presented the Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) Workshop to an enthusiastic group of nearly 90 surgical technology and surgical assisting educators on February 8, in Charleston, South Carolina. Continue reading


ARC/STSA 2018 Annual Report Launches May 1, 2018

Date posted: February 13th, 2018

ARC/STSA 2018 Annual Report Launches May 1, 2018   Mark Your Calendars — New Annual Report Submission Dates!The ARC/STSA 2018 Annual Report submission period will begin on May 1, 2018, and close on July 31, 2018. Instructions for completing the 2018 … Continue reading


Site Visitor Recognition

Date posted: February 9th, 2018

Many thanks to our hard-working site visitors, who volunteer their time to assess surgical technology and surgical assisting programs’ compliance with the Standards. (Please click the image above to view the full-sized recognition poster.)