Surgical technology program at LU gains national accreditation

Tammy Mangold, back, instructs Lincoln University students in good surgical procedures at Eliff Hall. Students Ashley Shoults, left, Bridget Cook and Kristin McAllister, right, participate in the lab exercise.

Tammy Mangold, back, instructs Lincoln University students in good surgical procedures at Eliff Hall. Students Ashley Shoults, left, Bridget Cook and Kristin McAllister, right, participate in the lab exercise. Photo by Stephen Brooks.

Ashley Shoults says she has always been interested in surgery. And by pursuing a career as a surgical technologist, she’s able to experience the atmosphere of an operating room.

She's a second-year surgical technology student at Lincoln University.

In July, the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs awarded national accreditation to Lincoln University’s surgical technology program, extending the program 10 years.

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