Please note, the May 27, 2020, Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) has been canceled due to the current public heath crisis. Those who have already registered and paid will be contacted directly with the options of a full refund or rolling the payment forward to the next AFE.  The ARC/STSA will continue to monitor the current crisis and notify our entire community when the next AFE is scheduled. Please click here see full announcement regarding the cancellation.

We get it – accreditation can be stressful.  But take heart, the ARC/STSA is here to demystify the process and support new and seasoned educators.  Wednesday, May 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., join ARC/STSA board members and staff, who will walk you through CAAHEP Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting Standards & Guidelines, and ARC/STSA policies.

The AFE includes hands-on experiences and interactive presentations, including a behind-the-scenes view of board meeting deliberations.  We’ll prepare your team for On-Site Evaluations, and review how to effectively respond to Findings Letters and maintain a