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  • AST Journal

    Every month as one of the highlighted member benefits, more than 40,000 surgical technologists, surgical assistants, educators and students receive this journal at their doorstep. Included in every issue is a clinical article featuring a range of surgical specialties written by fellow healthcare peers; a message from your national board; state assembly information, including upcoming events for each state; messages from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting; and an array of feature articles that differ each month.
  • The Surgical Technologist

    Every month, more than 40,000 surgical technologists, educators, students and other health professionals read this journal. AST members receive this publication as part of their membership. 

    Here's the current issue:

    April 2018

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    To subscribe to The Surgical Technologist, please contact AST Member Services at 1-800-637-7433 or

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