Conemaugh School of Surgical Technology is committed to effective education in this allied health profession dedicated to providing surgical care.
Most surgical technologists are employed in the operating room. Surgical Technologists also have a variety of additional employment opportunities including:
Source: Introduction to Surgical Technology, Section 1
Graduates of the Conemaugh School of Surgical Technology are eligible to take the certification exam of the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Graduates of the Conemaugh School of Surgical Technology have had a 100% pass rate on the NBSTSA exam for 10 years in a row (2008-2017). The national average is below 70%. The Conemaugh School of Surgical Technology received The National Merit Awards from the NBSTSA for the five years, 2011 to 2015, and Certificate of Excellence Award in 2015 for these exceptional results.
The Program for Surgical Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
Phone: (727) 210-2350
Fax: (727) 210-2354
Accreditation Review Council for Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting
6 West Dry Creek Circle
Conemaugh Health System is required by U.S. Department of Education regulations to provide its students and prospective students with contact information for any relevant state official or agency that would appropriately handle a student’s complaint about Conemaugh’s education programs. Students are encouraged to utilize Conemaugh’s internal complaint policies and procedures prior to filing a complaint with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If a concern cannot be addressed through internal processes, students or prospective students may file a complaint with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection (16th Floor, Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA 17120).