AST Headquarters will be closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, January 21 at 8 am MT.

RECERTIFICATION Advanced CE
  • Council on Surgical and Perioperative Safety

    In 2004, representatives from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), the Association of perioRegistered Nurses (AORN), the American Society of Nurse Anesthetists (ANA), the American Society of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) and the Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) formed the Council on Surgical and Perioperative Safety (CSPS). The intent was to collaborate on standards and guidelines for safe practice and patient safety.