Tips for Moms Returning to School

Tips for Moms Returning to School Whether you’re a single mother or you and your partner are juggling a family together, making the choice to continue your education after having children is a great way to empower yourself. But, going back to school as a mom has a unique set of challenges. No one should […]

Interview with Surgical Technology student.

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

Health Careers are in Demand – ACHT 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 and Technology, you can earn a certificate in as little as 8 months. When you choose ACHT as your place of learning, you will be well on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 ACHT; 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]