What is CASC?
The Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) credential is a distinction earned by those in the ASC industry with a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills that the role of an ASC administrator requires.
The Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification (BASC) is the organization that administers the CASC exam.
Who is CASC for?
This credential is for those with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge that the role of an ASC administrator requires. Those individuals who have earned their CASC credential include ASC professionals in a wide variety of roles, including administrators, medical directors, directors of nursing and clinical staff.
What is the value of CASC?
Each applicant has his or her own reasons for pursuing and maintaining the CASC credential. Past applicants have told us
- The study process for the exam led to a broader knowledge base, a brush-up on familiar topics and an education on new aspects of the ASC industry
- The continuing education requirement to keep the credential up to date encourages CASC achievers to stay current on ASC issues
- Having the CASC credential after your name enhances your stature in the ASC industry
In addition, a nationwide analysis* showed CASC-certified clinical administrators earn approximately 19% more than non CASC-certified clinical administrators.
* 2012 ASCA Employee and Benefits Survey