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C E E X A M Earn CE Credits at Home You will be awarded continuing educa- tion (CE) credits toward your recertifica- tion after reading the designated arti- cle and completing the test with a score of 70% or better. If you do not pass the test, it will be returned along with your payment. Send the original answer sheet from the journal and make a copy for your records. If possible use a credit card (debit or credit) for payment. It is a faster option for processing of credits and offers more flexibility for correct payment. When submitting multiple tests, you do not need to submit a separate check for each journal test. You may submit multiple journal tests with one check or money order. Members this test is also available online  at www.ast.org . No stamps or checks and it posts to your record automatically! Members: $6 per credit  (per credit not per test) Nonmembers: $10 per credit  (per credit not per test plus the $400 nonmember  fee per submission) After your credits are processed, AST will send you a letter acknowledging the number of credits that were accepted. Members can also check your CE credit status online with your login information at www.ast.org. 3 WAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR CE CREDITS Mail to: AST, Member Services, 6 West Dry Creek Circle Ste 200, Littleton, CO 80120-8031 Fax CE credits to: 303-694-9169 E-mail scanned CE credits in PDF format to: [email protected] For questions please contact Member Services - [email protected] or 800-637-7433, option 3. Business hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m., MT | The Surgical Technologist | MAY 2018 214 NewAST 5 th Edition of Surgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist NowAvailable! Some of the latest changes in this new edition include: • Two new comprehensively illustrated procedures have been added: Open Nephrectomy and Lumbar Laminectomy • All case studies have been revised and many are new • New information includes OR furniture, safety guidelines, for ionizing radiation, electrical, fire and laser hazards and sharps safety • Minimally invasive surgery is now discussed under Biomedical Science and Minimally Invasive Surgery • Emergency Situations and All-Hazards Preparation information has been substantially revised • Surgical Pharmacology and Anesthesia topics have been streamlined • General Surgery features an expanded laparoscopic instrumentation discussion To order copies of the latest AST-authored textbook, please visit http://answerspluspro.cengage.com/b2bstore/index.html This just published textbook, written by CSTs, continues to focus on the knowledge, critical thinking and cognitive skills required by the surgical technologist.