ABSA – American Board of Surgical Assistants

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Surgical Assistant Certified (SA-C)


Our Surgical Assistant Certified’s (SA-C) are certified through ABSA (American Board of Surgical Assistants.) Typically, completion of this program consists of:

  • Physician (US or Foreign Trained) with a minimum of two years primary or advanced surgical experience or documentation of at least 400 clinical surgical cases as a first assistant or
  • PA/RN/LPN/CST/ST’s must provide documentation of successful completion of a formal surgical assisting training program with a curriculum approved by ABSA and an Associate’s Degree or higher and two-year’s clinical surgical work experience

If you have any questions about this program, you may reach out to ABSA for more information at absa.net. If you already hold this certification, and would like to speak with a representative of American Surgical Professionals about current career opportunities, feel free to reach out to us at www.amerisurg.com/contact/.