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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Surgical Assisting Graduate Certificate


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Through our guided training curriculum, the EVMS Surgical Assisting certificate program is designed to deliver candidates an approved curriculum. This 12-month program will start in May each year and be offered online. Students will be required to complete didactic and clinical content requirements. The program will pair students with educational liaisons to support their success in completion of the program.

Eligible candidates must be currently employed in the operating room and must have two years of work experience.These individuals include certified surgical technologists, registered nurses or practicing surgical assistants.

The institution is currently seeking Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs accreditation.

As states continue to enact greater legislation requirements for the practice of surgical assisting, the goal of the EVMS Certificate of Surgical Assisting program is to assist current professionals and those seeking to enter the profession a training avenue that meets the changing requirements of the professional.

Admission

This program maintains an admission process unique to the program. Prospective students are encouraged to review the admissions  requirements in order to best prepare themselves for a successful future at EVMS.

Academic Calendar

This program maintains an academic calendar unique to the program that includes exam schedules. All students are encouraged to review the academic calendar  in order to be successful at EVMS.

Tuition and Fees Process

This program maintains a tuition and fees process unique to the program. All students are encouraged to review the tuition and fees process  in order to best prepare themselves for a successful future at EVMS.

Curriculum


Faculty


Program Director
R. Crews, MPH, Assistant Dean Admissions

Program Staff

Jennifer Land

Clinical Coordinator

Karen Owen, CSA, RSA, Instructor

Faculty

Daniel Baird, CSA, MSc, MBA, Teacher

Cynthia D. Ferguson, PA-C, MHS, Assistant Professor

David Jennette, CSA, LSA, RSA, Teacher

Michael Solhaug, MD, Vice Chair and Professor

Jessica Wilhelm, CSA, MSA, F-PRS, Assistant Professor

Jennifer M. Wohl, DHSc, PA-C, Associate Professor

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