RCC Surgical Technology Program Receives Award

Rockingham Community College has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 90% pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2013 through July 31, 2014.

Graduates obtaining national certification as a CST demonstrate, by examination, understanding of the basic competencies for safe patient care in the operating room. The CST is widely recognized in the health care community as the foremost credential for surgical technologists in the nation and is required for employment with many local, state and national health care organizations. The national pass rate average for the Certified Surgical Technologist examination was 69.8% for this reporting period.


For more information on the Surgical Technology program at RCC, call (336) - 342-4261, ext. 2333. Information is available online at http://www.rockinghamcc.edu

September 16, 2014