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Surgical Technologist

What you’ll need in order to apply:

  • If you are a Surgical Technologist, provide to the Board evidence or documented proof of one of the following three (3) credentialing pathways listed below. If you are selecting pathway number 1 or 2, please mail a notarized copy of your credential, transcripts, or certificate to the Board. The Board will not accept a document that has been copied after it has been notarized. If you are selecting pathway number 3, provide an original letter that lists your date(s) of employment on the employer’s letterhead.
  1. A current credential as a certified surgical technologist from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or its successor; or
  2. Successful completion of a surgical technologist training program during the applicant’s service as a member of any branch of the armed forces of the United States; or
  3. Practice as a surgical technologist at any time in the six months immediately prior to July 1, 2021.

Begin the online application

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Virginia Board of Medicine | Contact the Board
William L. Harp, MD, Executive Director
L. Blanton Marchese, President