Division Chair

Health Technology Center, Room 201-E, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Terry Herring

Competitive Admissions

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Surgical First Assistant program.

Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.


The Surgical First Assistant curriculum is designed to prepare qualified Surgical Technologists and other surgical professionals with the educational preparation necessary to assume the role of the Surgical First Assistant during operative and other invasive procedures.

Students will learn to apply didactic knowledge to the care of the surgical patient and provide assistance in exposure, hemostasis, and other technical functions that will assist the surgeon in performing a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.

Associate Degree

No associate programs currently available