Learn more about the courses, degrees and school resources you’ll need to become a Surgical Tech.
How Do You Become Certified as a Surgical Tech?
Many graduates of surgical technologist programs go on to become nationally certified by taking a certification exam administered by either the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA, formerly the Liaison Council on Certification for the Surgical Technologist) … Continue reading
What are Surgical Tech Programs Like?
Surgical technology programs, offered at career colleges and technical schools for the purpose of training new surgical technologists, follow a fairly universal structure. Like other health care programs, they are usually divided up into a classroom segment, a hands-on laboratory … Continue reading
Popular Surgical Tech Schools
These established career colleges and technical institutes offer current, market-ready Surgical Tech programs for new students and experienced health care professionals. Most programs are around 20 months in length, offering a variety of courses including basic health care classes, specialized … Continue reading
How Do You Become a Surgical Technologist?
Surgical technologists work with surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologists, assisting in surgical procedures by completing tasks such as setting up and sterilizing instruments, preparing and transporting patients, passing tools to surgeons and monitoring patients’ vital signs. Because of the precise and … Continue reading