WHAT DOES THE SURGICAL ASSISTANT DO?

A Surgical Assistant assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons. The Surgical Assistant may, in accordance with state laws, help surgeons to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to a surgical site.

ABSA

The American Board of Surgical Assistants (ABSA) has approved this review and preparation course to assure that the content is in compliance with their guidelines. ABSA provides constant feedback and supervision to our organization.

FEATURES

The review and preparation course is taught fully online. We have a unique online platform to allow students to make progress at their own pace.

INSTRUCTORS

Our team is highly motivated and with great human quality. A certified instructor is assigned to each student and he/she is available via email, and by phone for any question.  The review and preparation course is taught fully online.

DURATION

Six-weeks. Once you have completed the six weeks, you will be able to schedule your exam and feel confident that you are prepared for it. Your ABSA certification awaits!

ELEGIBILITY

To sit for the ABSA Certification Examination for Surgical Assistant you must meet the following criteria:

 

  Physicians (U.S or Foreign Trained) with Surgical Experience

 Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Surgical Assistants, Surgical Technologists:

      Must provide documentation of successful completion of a formal surgical assisting training program, with curriculum approved by the ABSA.

     OR

     Must have surgical experience. Individual evaluations might be reviewed by the board for professionals with documented experience.

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