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.


Association of Surgical Assistants
National Surgical Assistant Association

2nd ASA/NSAA Joint Conference
April 23 - 24, 2021
Orlando, Florida

American College of Surgeons

2021 Clinical Congress

October 24-28, 2021 Washington, D.C.


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