Application Instructional Information

The Application Submission Process takes less than 15 Minutes to Complete.

In order to be better prepared for this process, you should be aware of what information will be required during the process:

You will be required to pay your application fee and any additional late fees, if applicable. Scan or save the Paypal payment receipt as a .pdf file to your computer for later upload during the application process.

You will enter personal information. For example, full name, current country of residence, postal address, date of birth, home/cell phone, gender, marital status, and occupation.

You will need to upload required recertification documentation. Required forms may be found here HERE.

Employed by other (hospital, group, physician, etc)
  • Professional Photo
  • Employment Verification Form
  • Paypal Receipt (After step 4 of the application process)

  • Self Employed
  • Professional Photo
  • Case Log Form
  • Continuing Medical Education Form
  • Copy of CPR, BLS or PALS

  • You will acknowledge that you understand the terms and conditions of certification as a surgical assistant through the ABSA. The ABSA does not allow for any independent performance of any medical or surgical procedures, within the United States of America or its territories.

    You will certify that you understand all statements in this application and affirm all information contained in this application to be true and correct

    Proceed with the Application Submission Process

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