The CSPS endorses the concept that perioperative team members require education and training as outlined by their respective professions and commensurate with their role in patient care. (Adopted 8.27.09) 

Member Organizations' Educational Requirements

» American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

» American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants (AASPA)

» American College of Surgeons (ACS)

» American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

» American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)

» Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

» Association of Surgical Technologists (AST)