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The ABSA Certification Examination for Surgical Assistants is scheduled to be given only in the locations listed and on the dates depicted below.
Please email the ABSA if there is a religious conflict, due to Saturday exam administrations.
2017 Schedule of Examinations & Links to Locations
(Click on Test Location, to the right of the city & state, for Directions & Telephone Numbers)
Applications need to be submitted at least 30 days prior to the examination.
Miami, Florida (Holiday Inn - Miami International Airport)
August 12th, 2017
November 11th, 2017
Houston, Texas (Office of Universal Surgical Assistants)
July 8th, 2017
October 14th, 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Courtyard Milwaukee Airport)
June 10th, 2017
September 9th, 2017
December 9th, 2017
Qingdao City, China (Qingdao University)
June 14th, 2017
Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities:
All test centers are fully accessible. If you require a special accommodation, include with your application a letter from your licensed physician (on their letterhead) describing the nature of the limitation, as it applies to writing a standardized, multiple-choice examination. The letter must state the accommodations needed for testing. The accommodations, if approved by the ABSA, will be provided at no extra charge. The Office of the ABSA must receive the application and letter at least forty-five (45) days prior to the examination.