The August 1, 2022, effective date of the new and updated ARC/STSA policies is quickly approaching.  Join us for an informational session on Tuesday, August 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. MT, to review and discuss the new and updated policies below.

Policies effective August 1, 2022, for all surgical technology and surgical assisting programs include:

  • Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) Workshop Attendance Policy
  • Outcomes Threshold, Reporting and Assessment Policy
  • Program Advisory Committee (PAC) Member and Meeting Policy

Policies effective August 1, 2022, for all surgical technology programs include:

  • Associate Degree Implementation Policy for Surgical Technology Educational Programs
  • Clinical Evaluation, Case Log and Clinical Expectations Policy for Surgical Technology Educational Programs
  • Laboratory Sufficiency Policy for Surgical Technology Educational Programs

This session is open to all surgical technology and surgical assisting program faculty and administrators, and is free of charge. Please review the policies linked here prior to the informational session and register at