PROGRAM EARNS NATIONAL HONOR
Parkland College earned the annual Merit Award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Parkland's Surgical Technology program received the award for achieving a 100 percent graduate pass rate on the national certification exam for surgical technologists during the 2017-2018 academic year. The CST exam is the only fully accredited examination by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies for surgical technologists in the nation.
Join Our Program
Train to become a surgical technologist, providing crucial assistance to surgeons who care for patients before, during, and immediately after surgery. You will become knowledgeable in anatomy, microbiology, and pathophysiology, learning to "think like a surgeon." You'll complete rotations in surgical specialty areas as you study in up-to-date labs, classrooms, and area clinics/hospitals.
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Parkland College Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 US Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA)
6 West Dry Creek Circle, Suite 110
Littleton, CO 80120