• New Forms to Save You Time

    In a continued effort to save you time, we have developed and linked three newly streamlined attestation forms to the Forms and Facts section of the ARC/STSA website. Continue Reading...
  • Spotlight on Community Service

    It can be easy for students to get lost in the technical aspects of surgery and feel isolated from patient care. That's where acts of community service come in. We spoke with two members of the surgical profession to learn how student-led service projects play a key role in a well-rounded education. Continue Reading...
  • Reminder: Standard V.A.4. OAE Publication

    This is a reminder that Standard V.A.4. requires that the sponsoring institution publish programmatic outcomes in a readily accessible place. Continue Reading...
  • Streamlined to Save You Time

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...
  • Think Outside the Book

    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

    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...
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