Program Assessment

Program Assessment

NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION (CST)

Dixie State University Surgical Technology program pass rates (first attempt) on the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting credentialing exam for Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) are excellent.

CST NBSTSA Board Certification Exam: 1st Time Examinees Pass Rate

Annual Report Year DSU Pass Rate Number of Students Accreditation Benchmark National Average*
2019 (Class of 2018) 100% 6 of 6 70% Not yet available
2018 (Class of 2017) 100% 11 of 11 70% Not yet available
2017 (Class of 2016) 100% 7 of 7 70% Not yet available
2016 (Class of 2015) 100% 10 of 10 70% 78%
2015 (Class of 2014) 100% 8 of 8 70% 77.3%
2014 (Class of 2013) 100% 6 of 6 70% 75.77%
2013 (Class of 2012) 100% 9 of 9 70% 64.93%
2012 (Class of 2011) 90% 9 of 10 70% Not available
2011 (Class of 2010) 100% 7 of 7 70% Not available
9-Year Average 98%

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NBSTSAThe National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) provides Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination pass rates data nationwide by program here.

 

 

 

ARC/STSA*For national outcomes data, visit the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting here.