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Surgical Technologist


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What Does It Mean To Earn Your Certification As A Surgical Technologist?

Earning certification as a Surgical Technologist signifies that an individual has met established educational and training benchmarks in the realm of surgical procedures and care. This certification stands as a testament to their professionalism, underlining their dedication to intensive training, examinations, and upholding ethical standards. As a certified professional, they possess the skills and knowledge to assist in surgeries and collaborate seamlessly with the surgical team, ensuring the highest level of patient care during procedures.


This certification ensures individuals can:

  • Maintain sterile operative fields
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipments
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during surgery
  • Prepare biological specimens for laboratory analysis
  • Sterilize medical equipment or instruments
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the soft skill expectations of an allied healthcare professional


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  2. Course registration & payment

  3. Students must already have a site secured for clinicals – start date is contingent on student having paperwork filled out and signed off by the clinical site – if they do not have the paperwork signed off on and a secured clinical site, student’s enrollment will be cancelled and will have.

  4. Program applicants must meet ONE of the following requirements:
    • Associate’s degree, or higher
    • Enrolled in college/university-level degree program related to medical field.
    • Hold current certification in Sterile Processing, or related field.
    • Min. two (2) yrs. related experience: Surgical technology experience not required but must be w/in clinical/medical/healthcare environment. Direct patient care experience required.
    • Employer Sponsorship: Sponsorship Acknowledgement form signed by prospective employer agreeing to host graduate for post-program surgical cases (scrubs) as full-time/part-time employee, extern, or apprentice – required to attain TS-C certification.


Select The Right Training Program For Your Goals

Surgical Technologist

Our comprehensive online Surgical Technologist program is designed to equip you with the essential skills to assist in surgical operations, maintain a sterile operating environment, and ensure patient safety during surgical procedures. Under the guidance and supervision of experienced surgeons and surgical personnel, you will be trained to handle surgical instruments, assist surgical teams, and ensure that operating room procedures run smoothly and efficiently. This program lays the foundation for a rewarding career in the dynamic world of surgical healthcare.


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