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Kasandra C-FSA in Utah

Updated 4 months ago

ABSA Exam - 2 Replies

Im scheduled for this exam sept. they sent me a blue book study guide i was wondering if anyone had taken the exam recently and had any advice. thanks

Soniya in Hamtramck, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

What are the best certified first assistant assistant qualifications and training to get ahead? - 133 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a certified first assistant assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...


Updated 72 months ago

Certification - 1 Reply

U do not have to go through any school, I got mine just from experience and sit for the exam, we even have a guy at worked talked them into sending...

Marilyn in Houston, Texas


I am currently an RN in the OR & attending Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting. I am confused as to what my title will be when I graduate & take...

Cst/csfa/kcsa in Corbin, Kentucky


I've been a cardiac surgical tech for 8 years and want to do more with my skills.I started traveling as a CST. I love assisting and I've filed to sit...

DeviceRep in Long Valley, New Jersey

Updated 108 months ago

Future of Profession - 1 Reply

Where do you see this profession in 10 years? How does it compete with NP and PA first assistants? Are the responsibilities/freedoms of CSA...

bhickscfa@*****.*** in New Haven, Kentucky

Updated 108 months ago

Top certified first assistant assistant skills needed to get the job. - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every certified first assistant assistant must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop...

Shaun in Topeka, Kansas

Updated 109 months ago

hands on hands seminar. CSFA - 1 Reply

Does anyone knows about some kind of workshop, hands on experience, for Surgical Assistant?...I'll appreciate the information. Thanks Dr. P

bhickscfa@*****.*** in Bardstown, Kentucky

Updated 112 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your certified first assistant assistant career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being a certified first assistant assistant? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many...

bhickscfa@*****.*** in Bardstown, Kentucky

Updated 112 months ago

Tips for certified first assistant assistant interviews. - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming certified first assistant assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that come...

Gone Fishin in Houston, Texas

Updated 114 months ago

True or false - 2 Replies

Some CST's on our forum would like to know if this is true or not... they offer CFA schools now you can go directly to and skip the CST process...

Samir in Tampa, Florida

A Foreign M.B.B.S Orthopedic Surgeon to Surgical Assistant

Hello, My father is an orthopedic surgeon by profession. He has an M.B.B.S which is a foreign title equivalent to an MD here. He does not want to...

drmmerboy76 in Apo

Updated 120 months ago

Want to know more! - 2 Replies

I have been a cst for approximately 18 years! I am only 33 years old and i love my career. I want to help not only myself but i want to learn more...


What are typical certified first assistant assistant salaries?

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


Getting a certified first assistant assistant job.

How did you get your start doing certified first assistant assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do...


Are certified first assistant assistant job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most certified first...

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