You instructor for SFA courses and SFA clinical is:
HSHS Building 134
315 Falls Avenue PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238
Phone: 208-732-6715 or 800-680-0274, ext. 6715
Fax: 208-736-4743 (This is a shared fax. Please use a cover sheet.)
Students at CSI will meet the clinical case requirement, as defined in the current edition of the Core Curriculum for Surgical Assisting, 3e (CCSA3e)
Your progress in clinical will be evaluated by your MD proctor, and your progress will be monitored by your instructor through your online log booklet, and the paper copy signed by your proctor. You may check your numbers and your progress at any time on your online Blackboard log book.
Starting with the fall 2017 admission: Students will be required to make arrangements to take the NBSTSA Certification exam as a requirement for graduation. Click here for more information.
CSI’s POLICY for our surgical technology students transitioning into first assisting clinical
Our “seamless” education model with “stackable” credentials was approved by the Idaho State Board of Education. Our program combines content (common to both surgical technology and surgical first assisting). Because of this some students will be presented with the opportunity to assist in the later days of their surgical technology program. Students will be able to “retain” their student scrub assist cases (after they have been preliminarily accepted into the SFA program) if: