Surgical Technology

May
31

Interview with Surgical Technology student.

We did a profile of one of our students in the surgical technology program. American College of Healthcare’s surgical technology program is a 16-month program at our Riverside campus. When did you start school at ACH and what program are you in? “I started school in July of 2016, and I joined the surgical technology […]

By Patrick Shearer | Surgical Technology . Uncategorized
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Nov
11

Health Careers are in Demand – ACH Can Help

You might think it takes a four-year degree to land a job in the medical field but that is simply not true. Here at American College of Healthcare, you can earn a certificate in as little as 8 months. When you choose ACH as your place of learning, you will be well on your way […]

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Nov
04

Top Reasons to Become a Surgical Technologist

Have you always wanted an exciting career where what you do daily truly makes a difference in people’s lives? By choosing the career path of a surgical technologist, you’ll become an integral part of any surgical team. As part of that team, you will change people’s lives for the better. Here are 5 great reasons […]

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Nov
21

Why Surgical Technology Schools in California are Becoming More Popular

Lately, there has been a growing demand for surgical technology schools in California. Online and in print, people wanting to get jobs in operating rooms are looking for the best education to do that. Let’s talk about some of the reasons it’s happening. 1. Young people don’t see the point of liberal arts education. Even […]

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Sep
29

Why I decided to become a surgical technologist A guest post

People often ask me why I decided to become a surgical technologist and how I did it. Here’s my story. As a kid, I had to get my appendix removed. The whole thing was a nasty experience, but I have to say, I was grateful when the pain of my ruptured appendix was gone. At […]

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Jul
01

Being a Scrub Technician: Salary, Job Description and Outlook

Thinking of becoming a scrub technician (also known as a surgical technologist)? Be informed. In this blog, we’ll talk about what a scrub tech is, what a scrub technician salary looks like, and what it takes to earn that salary. Scrub Technician Job Description: Surgical technologists help make sure surgical operations run as smoothly as […]

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May
20

A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technologist

“Surgical Technologist” is a long title. What do they really do? You might be thinking of taking a Surgical Technology training program at ACH; before you do, do a little homework. Read this blog post to find out what it’s like to be a professional surgical technologist. Surgical Technologists can actually play one of three […]

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Feb
20

Job Outlook for Surgical Technology

A career in surgical technology really begins in high school by taking and passing courses in science and mathematics. In a formal college education environment, a career as a surgical technologist requires that you enroll in a program with a duration of nine months to two years. Individuals on a two-year schedule are eligible to […]

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Feb
13

Top Reasons to Work as a Surgical Technologist

Surgical technologists also called surgical or operating room technicians, assist in surgical operations under the supervision of a surgeon. They are part of a team which also consists of anesthesiologists and nurses as well as, of course, a surgeon or surgeons. Before an operation, the surgical technologist help in preparing the operating room by setting […]

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Feb
12

The Roles and Duties of a Surgical Technologist

Almost everyone is mighty familiar with the word “Scrubs”. It became famous by the medical comedy series from ABC Studios. Technically, a “scrub “technician or a surgical technologist is an allied health professional who work in a team. They provide surgical care to patients. To become a surgical technologist, one needs a high school diploma […]

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