Monthly Archives: April 2018

Think Outside the Book

2018-04-24T09:40:05-06:00April 17th, 2018|

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.  

AFE May Workshop: Last Chance in 2018

2018-04-24T08:22:16-06:00April 17th, 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.

New Forms to Save You Time

2019-11-14T13:16:35-07:00April 17th, 2018|

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.

Spotlight on Community Service

2018-06-14T09:20:00-06:00April 17th, 2018|

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.

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