By Ronald Kruzel, CST, MA, CAE, Executive Director, ARC/STSA

Big things are coming to the surgical technology and surgical assisting education communities! The ARC/STSA Board of Directors met on Saturday, February 18, 2017, to lay the groundwork for the ARC/STSA 2017-2020 Strategic Plan. In conjunction with the AST Educators Conference, the Saturday meeting began with a renewed commitment to the mission and vision of the ARC/STSA.

ARC/STSA Mission Statement

The mission of the ARC/STSA is to provide accreditation services to our communities of interest that validate excellence of education programs in order to advance the professions and ensure quality patient care

ARC/STSA Vision Statement

The vision of the ARC/STSA is to be the premier organization for surgical tech