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Association of Surgical Technologists
The Association of Surgical Technologists was established in 1969 by members of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Hospital Association (AHA), and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).
National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
The NBSTSA, formerly the LCC-ST was established in 1974 as the certifying agency for surgical technologists. NBSTSA is solely responsible for all decisions regarding certification; from determining eligibility to maintaining, denying, granting and renewing the designation. In 2005 the NBSTSA relocated its headquarters to Littleton, Colorado.
Surgical Technologists at the Bureau of Labor Statistics
This link includes information about the surgical technologist career as compiled by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.