RCTC Surgical Technology Grads Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate On Board Exams

Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) is proud to announce that all 24 RCTC surgical technology graduates who took the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) national certification test from June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017, successfully passed the certification test on their first attempt for a pass rate of 100 percent.

There are approximately 450 CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs) accredited surgical technology programs in the United States. During this same period, over 9,200 candidates took the exam nationwide with 6,416 candidates passing for a pass rate of 69 percent.

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