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Mina Bertels completes National Surgical Technologist Certification

Mina BartelsMina Bertels, CST, shown right, completed the National Surgical Technologist Certification.  Surgical technologists work under the supervision of an RN or surgeon to facilitate the safe and effective conduct of invasive surgical procedures, ensuring that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety.  The Surgical Technologist will sit for a national certification test that encompasses theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique, human anatomy and surgical procedures.

This certification is a testament to the hard working and knowledge base of these critical members of the Surgical Arena.