Sterile Processing Technician 3 Credit Certificate
The Sterile Processing Technician Certificate introduces the learner to the knowledge and skills required of an entry level Central Service Technician.
Cleaning, decontamination, packaging, sterilization of instrumentation and equipment, as well as methods of process monitoring will be emphasized. Learners will also review medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and microbiology as it applies to Central Service.
This certificate includes both lecture and lab experiences.
*This program is coming soon pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). You may still apply and be accepted into the program, contingent upon official program approval.
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Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.
* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.
Graduates will be able to…
- Clean, decontaminate, package and sterilize instrumentation and equipment.
Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:
- Sterile Processing Technician
- Central Services Technician
The Sterile Processing Technician Certificate is a 3 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.
* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better.View All Detailed Course Information
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