Surgical Technology Class of 2020
Surgical Technology Class of 2021
The mission of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) is to be the gold standard provider of professional certification of surgical technologists (CST) and surgical first assistants (CSFA), supporting continuing education, thus promoting superior patient care in the surgical setting.
The mission of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA) is to provide accreditation services to our communities of interest that validate excellence of educational programs in order to advance the professions and ensure quality patient care.
The primary purpose of the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) is to ensure that surgical technologists have the knowledge and skills to administer patient care of the highest quality.