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Surgical Technology Credential

Credit Recommendations 

  • Advanced Surgical Procedures: 2 credits, lower division level
  • Applied Found. Sciences: Surgical Technology: 8 credits, lower division level
  • Basic Patient Care: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Basic Surgical Technology & Procedures: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Surgical Technology Lab 1: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Surgical Technology Lab 2: 9 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Surgical Technology Lab 3: 4 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Surgical Technology Lab 4: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Found. Sciences for Surgical Technology: 4 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 

March 2003 through June 2008

Issuing Agency

The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.