2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Central Processing Technician Certificate

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Program Description

The central processing technician certificate will be a two-semester program with 29 credit hours including pre-requisites. Students should complete prerequisite courses the first semester and central sterile supply processing (CSSP) courses the second semester. Program students will learn how to prevent infections by decontaminating, cleaning, processing, assembling, sterilizing, storing, and distributing the medical devices and supplies needed in patient care, especially during surgery. (Program Length: 2 Semester Minimum)

Employment Opportunities

Central Sterile Processing Technicians with educational institutions, medical laboratories and medical device manufacturers.

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