AST Headquarters will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. We will also have limited staff May 28-31 as we host AST's Surgical Technology Conference in Washington, DC. Normal operations will resume June 3. We appreciate your patience and understanding in this matter. 

  • Inquiries Regarding State Laws

    AST offers the country’s preeminent resources about state laws impacting surgical technologists and surgical assistants. If you are a member, sign into your account to view the Map of State Laws.

  • State Laws Inquiries

    For immediate information, members may visit the AST Map of State Laws (updated October 2018)

    For additional information, please send questions to Please include:

    1. Your name and/or AST member number;
    2. Your role (CST, CSFA, OR manager, HR);
    3. The state you're inquiring about; and 
    4. Your question.