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Colorado Office of Surgical Assistant & Surgical Technologist Registration
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Welcome to the Surgical Assistant and Surgical Technologist Homepage

The Office of Surgical Assistant and Surgical Technologist Registration regulates individuals that perform the duties of a surgical assistant or surgical technologist. Program activities include registering individuals who will be performing these job duties in the State of Colorado, investigating complaints against Surgical Assistants and Surgical Technologists (including those practicing without a registration), and enforcing disciplinary actions against violators of the statute and/or program rules.

The Office is a director model program and has no Board. The Director of the Division of Professions and Occupations, or his or her designee, has the authority to make decisions for the program.

Program Information

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - September 23, 2022

The Office of Surgical Assistant & Surgical Technologist Registration will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting revisions to Rule 1.9, to implement Colorado House Bill 22-1284 (Concerning updates to state surprise billing laws to facilitate the implementation of surprise billing protections, and aligning state law with the federal "No Surprises Act"); and permanently adopting Rules 1.11 and 1.12, to implement Executive Orders D 2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado), and D 2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities). 

 

 

Implementation of Executive Orders D 2022 032 and D 2022 034 

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities).

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado).

 

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Surgical Assistant and Surgical Technologist Registration
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800  |  Fax: 303-894-2821  |  Email: dora_surgassist_surgtech@state.co.us

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