• Congratulations to ARC/STSA’s 2018 Scholarship Recipients! 

    Congratulations to ARC/STSA’s 2018 Scholarship Recipients Receiving a Total of $6,000!  (click picture below for complete listing) Continue Reading...
  • 2018 Surgical Technology Annual Report Due July 31

    Click on the notice below for details. Continue Reading...
  • Hats Off to the Graduates: Shine a Spotlight on Your Students

    Is your graduating class unlike any other? Do they have unique interests or stories on which to shine a spotlight? The ARC/STSA knows your students are hard-working individuals, passionate about the surgical technology and surgical assisting professions and so much more – and we want to celebrate that. Send your photos or stories to the ARC/STSA Director of Education Services, Christy Baily-Byers, at christy.bailybyers@arcstsa.org, and you could be featured on ARC/STSA’s social media channels or website. Continue Reading...
  • Annual Report Launch Update

    The 2018 Annual Report launches May 1, 2018. Here are a few other important resources and deadlines. Continue Reading...
  • Think Outside the Book

    Think Outside the Book is a new series featuring creative teaching techniques. In this edition, Dr. Joseph B. Long, CST, FAST, Lead Faculty, Academic Team Leader Surgical Technology Program at Lansing Community College, shares his “Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down” project, which aimed to improve student cognitive retention and create an enjoyable learning experience.   Continue Reading...
  • AFE May Workshop: Last Chance in 2018

    On May 30, 2018, ARC/STSA will host the last Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) Workshop of 2018. New program directors are encouraged to join, especially if they have not yet attended an AFE Workshop. We spoke with Davina Foster, CST, RN, BSN, who attended the February AFE and graciously shared her impressions of the training experience. Continue Reading...
  • 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...
  • 2018 Annual Report Instructions Now Available

    2018 ARC-STSA Annual Report Instructions  Click on the on the photograph or link above to access the complete 2018 Annual Report Instructions for Surgical Technology programs.  The Report will be available for data entry beginning May 4, 2018, and completed Reports are due on July 31, 2018.  Login information was emailed to all Surgical Technology programs on April 2, 2018. Continue Reading...
  • Registration Now Closed – Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators on May 30, 2018

    Important Notice – The upcoming May AFE  Workshop in Orlando will be the last opportunity to attend an AFE in 2018!  The next AFE will be held on February 7, 2019…details coming soon! Continue Reading...
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