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2019 Clinical Congress

Oct 27-31, 2019 | San Fransisco, CA

Hosted by the American College of Surgeons

2nd Annual ASA/NSAA Joint Conference

Apr 24-25, 2020 | Orlando, FL

Hosted by the Association of Surgical Assistants & National Surgical Assistant Association

The Importance of

Surgical Assistants

The Vital Role of the Surgical Assistant

 

Video provided by American Surgical Professionals

As defined by the American College of Surgeons, the surgical assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.

In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate proper patient care.

Resources

The Georgia Code 43-34-22(6) excepts from its prohibition of practice of medicine without a license, “the delegation

by a physician to a qualified person other than a physician assistant of any acts, duties, or functions which are otherwise permitted by law or established by custom; and the performance of such acts, duties, or functions by a such a person other than a physician assistant….”

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery

- Microfracture Technique

 

- Utilizing the Newest Technology

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- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

- Rotator Cuff/Impingement

 

- All Shoulder Injuries