A Hands-On Educational Experience With Live Tissues

Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting, established in 1999, is currently the only accredited surgical assisting program incorporating a porcine live-tissue training lab for students pursuing a career as a surgical first assistant. Originally located in Joelton, Tennessee, the facility moved to Nashville in 2010 to allow more students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a laboratory setting.

December 5th, 2021|

‘Tis the Season: Programs Across the Country Give Back

As another challenging year comes to an end, being able to shift our focus to those in need in our communities feels more meaningful than ever during this holiday season. Learn how programs across the country — from California, Nevada and North Carolina — are taking part in community service events in their local areas.

December 5th, 2021|

Better Together: Certification Prep Strategies

In late October, educators came together at EdAccred’s third Better Together: Success Strategy Talk. During the session, “Certification Examination Prep Strategies,” surgical technology and surgical assisting educators shared strategies for preparing students for certification examinations and discussed how past test performances can be analyzed to improve scores.

December 5th, 2021|