CASC Credential: Important Dates and Information for 2019

February 11, 2019

If you are interested in taking the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC)™ examination in 2019, please make note of the following important dates and information.

2019 CASC™ Exam Dates and Application Deadlines

   Application Period    Exam Period   
March 1–31 May 1–31
July 1–31 September 1–30

All applications must be submitted electronically through the CASC website. Each exam will be conducted online at a testing center. To learn more, download the Candidate Handbook.

CASC Credential Overview

The 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. CASC certificants include ASC professionals in a wide variety of roles, including:

  • Administrators
  • Medical Directors
  • Directors of Nursing
  • Clinical Staff

Updates to CASC Criteria

The eligibility requirements and application procedures for the CASC exam were recently updated. Notably, the point system used to determine eligibility has been replaced with a straightforward set of requirements. Learn more.

Exam Content and Study Materials

The CASC exam tests knowledge in five content areas:

  • Delivery of Patient Care
  • Quality Management
  • Human Resources
  • Financial
  • Regulatory and Legal Issues

Candidates can prepare for the CASC exam using these study materials.
Recommended study materials include:

Additionally, an online CASC practice exam is available for purchase.

Get Ready for the CASC Exam at ASCA 2019

Prepare for the CASC exam with the CASC Review course, offered as a pre-conference workshop on the first day of the ASCA 2019 Conference & Expo, May 15–18 in Nashville, TN.

ASCA 2019 offers more than 50 ASC-specific educational sessions, an exhibit hall with hundreds of vendors, networking opportunities with more than a thousand of your peers and more.

Early bird registration discounts end this month, so register now to save!

Additional Information

CASC is administered by the Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification (BASC)™, the nonprofit organization that also administers the Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP)™ credential.