All newly-appointed program directors are required to submit proof of attendance at an ARC/STSA Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE) Workshop during their first year of appointment. This workshop will be offered:

  • The day preceding the AST Educator’s Conference (February)
  • The day preceding the AST Surgical Technology Conference (June)

The current fee for the AFE workshop is $250, in addition to other workshop fees (AST Conference Fees), and individual transportation, lodging, meals, and related expenses etc.