A Surgical Assistant assists in operations, under the supervision of surgeons. The Surgical Assistant may, in accordance with state laws, help surgeons to make incisions and close surgical sites, manipulate or remove tissues, implant surgical devices or drains, suction the surgical site, place catheters, clamp or cauterize vessels or tissue, and apply dressings to a surgical site.


The Board of Surgical Assistants has approved this review and preparation course to assure that the content is in compliance with their guidelines. The board provides constant feedback and supervision to our organization.


The review and preparation course is taught fully online. We have a unique online platform to allow students to make progress at their own pace.


Our team is highly motivated and with great human quality. A certified instructor is available via email, and by phone for any question.  The review and preparation course is taught fully online.


Six-weeks. Once you have completed the six weeks, you will be able to schedule your exam and feel confident that you are prepared for it. Your Surgical Assistant certification awaits!


To sit for the Board of Surgical Assistant Certification Examination you must meet the following criteria:

  Physicians (U.S or Foreign Trained)

  Dentist, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Surgical Technologists:

Must provide documentation of successful completion of a formal surgical assisting training program, with a curriculum approved by the Board of Surgical Assistant.


Must have surgical experience. Individual evaluations might be reviewed by the board for professionals with documented experience.


"Thank you, the course was very helpful, I obtained my certification sooner than expected!"

Muddassir Khan, Pakistan

"This certification made a difference in my professional life. Thank you."

Ariel L. Camuz, Brazil

"Despues de empezar en los Estados Unidos enfrentandome a muchos retos, este curso me abrio las puertas. Gracias."

Daniela M. de Rosas, Venezuela

"Gracias a los amigos de Avante por toda la ayuda en mi preparacion para este examen."

Victor M. Goicochea, Ecuador

"My professional life in the US has been positively affected by this certification.  Thank you."

Hernan M. Echeverri, Peru


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