Central Sterile Processing Technology
Mission: To provide education, professional development, and certification. To promote patient safety by raising the level of expertise needed to be better equipped to handle the increasingly specialized requirements of medical device reprocessing.
Program H170222 consists of a planned sequence of courses.
Basic Healthcare Worker - Course HSC0003 (90 hours) – Instruction covers basic health care and safety procedures, employability, communications, interpersonal skills, basic mathematics, science, and computer literacy.
Central Sterile Service Materials Management - Course STS0019 (150 hours) - Instruction covers supply distribution and inventory control,Procurement skills, and Sterile supplies.
Central Sterile Processing Technician - Course STS0013 (410 hours) – Students will practice language knowledge, critical thinking, leadership and teamwork as well as demonstrating roles and responsibilites of the central supply worker.
Program Application Packet (click link to open packet in a new window)
Distance Education: Not Available at this time.
Industry Certification: Upon completion of this course students will be able to sit for the CRCST Certification Exam (Certified Registered Central Service Technician)
Minimum Satisfactory Academic Progress Requirement: 70%
Minimum Attendance Requirement: 70%
Basic Skills Entrance/Exit Requirements: Student's competency in reading, math and language is pre-assessed, using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or the Wonderlic. Required basic skills grade levels are:Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9.