Mid-State Technical College receives merit award

January 23, 2012

From voiceofwr.com: “Mid-State Technical College receives merit award” —  Mid-State Technical College has received the annual Merit Award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting for achieving a 92 percent graduate pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist examination for 2011. The pass rate evaluated by the board for 2011 included all current and previous graduates testing in the program during the calendar year.

Graduates obtaining national certification as a Certified Surgical Technologist demonstrate understanding of the basic competencies for safe patient care in the operating room.  The Certified Surgical Technologist is widely recognized in the healthcare community as the foremost credential for surgical technologists in the nation.  It is required for employment within many local, state, and national healthcare organizations.  There are criteria that surgical technologist must meet in order to qualify to take the examination.

“92 percent is an outstanding accomplishment,” said Service and Health Associate Dean Deb Clarke in the press release.  “We are excited about the possibility of similar results this year.”

For more information about how you can join one of Mid-State’s engaging programs, call 1-888-575-MSTC or visit http://www.mstc.edu.


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