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Congratulations to ARC/STSA’s 2023 Scholarship Recipients

ARC/STSA

I am currently employed at Memorial Medical Center in Ashland, Wisconsin, where I plan to start my career as a surgical technologist. At some point, after graduation and working as a surgical technologist for a few years, I would like to further pursue my education and become a surgical first assistant.

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The Changing World of Healthcare Providers

American Surgical Professionals

Surgical first assists are directly in the middle of the intersection of outcomes, revenues, and cost control. The surgical first assist is like the suture running through the entire surgery process, holding it all together. Why is this relevant to us?

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New IL Law Requires Insurance to Cover 3rd Party Surgical Assistants

American Surgical Professionals

Due to the restrictions on the amount of work hours allowed to medical residents by law – combined with the lack of residents at non-teaching hospitals – a substantial void had existed over the past 20 years for highly trained and specialized surgical first assistants.

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Welcome to Our Archives!

RASA Training

We deliver a cost-effective, convenient and comprehensive educational path to achieve our vision, as well as yours of obtaining surgical assistant certification. Why Choose an Surgical Assisting program from RASA? We stress the combination of comprehensive surgical knowledge and intraoperative skills.

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NON-PHYSICIAN SURGICAL ASSISTANT UTILIZATION AND EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS – Luis F Aragon, CSA, LSA, RSA

NSAA

Before we go any further, it is worth making a clarification that there is a distinction in role and scope of practice between a surgical technologist and a surgical assistant. ( [link] ).