ISHRS Cheryl Pomerantz Surgical Assistants Training Resources Center

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Available for lease by ISHRS Physician Members and Physician Member-Pendings

The ISHRS Cheryl Pomerantz Surgical Assistants Training Resources Center contains materials to help physicians train new hair transplant surgical assistants / technicians.  The training resources have been developed by a task force composed of ISHRS physician and surgical assistant members who are devoted to the education and quality training of other professionals in their field.

The Training Resources Center is organized by training topics. The format of this resource center includes PowerPoint presentations, video files, images, sample PowerPoint slides for you to tailor so you can teach your surgical assistants, and Word documents with references and tips.

NOTE: Some files are downloadable and/or can be printed, however; videos cannot be downloaded and must be viewed via the Training Resources Center.

ISHRS Physician Members
Monthly lease (30 days) – $750.00
Quarterly lease (90 days) – $2,000.00

ISHRS Physician Member-Pendings
Monthly lease (30 days) – $900.00
Quarterly lease rate not available to Physician Member-Pendings.
Physician Member-Pendings please call or email the ISHRS Headquarters to get a login.

How to Lease
The Surgical Assistant Training Resources are available for lease via our online gateway.

Visa, MasterCard, and American Express payments are accepted.

A confidential URL and password will be emailed to you after your payment has been processed via the online gateway.

Your password will automatically expire after your 30/90 day usage.

You can lease subsequent months by repeating the online lease process or by contacting the ISHRS Headquarters 1-800-444-2737 or [email protected].

Click here to lease the Surgical Assistant Training Resources*

*The Pomerantz SA Resource Center is temporarily unavailable while we update the content of the program.

Members be prepared to enter your last name and your member id.
Call or email the ISHRS Headquarters if you do not know your member id.
Physician Member-Pendings please call or email the ISHRS Headquarters to get a login.

Resource List:
1.   Introduction and Acknowledgements
2.   Job Description
3.   Basic science for the Beginner Technician
4.   Instrumentation
5.   Dissection: Slivering and Graft Preparation
6.   Graft Placement
7.   Trainer Placer Board
8.   Quality and ‘H’ factors (human factors)
9.   Efficiency Standards
10. Surgical Assistant Resource Manual

Internet/online access only. The following is a list of user/system requirements needed in order to view the Training Resources Center:
-Internet connection with a minimum speed of 1000 kilobytes per second.
-Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.01 or higher, Firefox 2.0 or higher, Chrome, or Safari 2.0 and higher
-Windows Media Player. This can be downloaded for free at:
-Microsoft Windows® 98 Second Edition, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP
Home Edition, or Windows XP Professional
-A 233 megahertz (MHz) processor, such as an Intel Pentium II or Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processor
-64 megabytes (MB)
-16-bit sound card
-Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution
-Speakers or headphones
-Adobe Flash Player