The NSAA is an active association with representatives in all regions of the United States. The association attends, sponsors
and exhibits at many events every year. In addition, the association lobbies on behalf surgical assistants on a
variety of different legislative issues. This page provides information on some of the events where NSAA representatives
will be present. We encourage our members to be active in their local surgical assisting market. Please email us if you
have any upcoming events in your area that you believe would be beneficial for the NSAA to attend. The NSAA also
appreciates any feedback from our members via facebook or twitter.


National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists (NAOT)

35th Annual Clinical Symposium
August 16-19, 2017
Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
San Diego, CA

ASA Conference

September 29th and 30th 2017, Richmond, VA

American College of Surgeons

October 22-26, 2017 in San Diego, CA

NSAA Annual Conference

April 20th and 21st, 2018, Norfolk, VA


NSAA's primary purpose is to provide professional development to Surgical Assistants through
continuing education, certification, networking, publications and meeting with peers and other
allied health professionals. We are the first organization in the country to establish standards of