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Sterile Processing Technician Training Fundamentals

Course number : AHE-299    Section Number : A2P
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Learn to work behind the scenes in healthcare settings such as hospitals, surgical centers and physicians' offices to ensure medical instruments and equipment are properly cleaned, processed, assembled, sterilized, stored and distributed. This course includes a lecture and interactive lab component in the classroom providing hands-on experience. Topics include anatomy and physiology, microbiology, instrumentation, safety standards, cleaning, decontamination, disinfection, preparation, infection control, sterilization process, packaging, wrapping, processing patient care equipment, sterile storage, distribution and inventory management, documentation and record management, ethics and standards. Upon successful completion, students are prepared to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM). Students must then complete 400 hours of work experience to apply for CRCST certification. Prerequisites: Currently registered for or successful completion of Foundations for Healthcare Careers (AHE-316), and BLS Provider (AHE-315) or current AHA BLS Provider CPR card.

Class Details

20 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Wed

Frederick Community College

* Frederick Community College 



Please read:  Location: Frederick Community College/Monroe Center room MC126. Text included.

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Registration Closes On
Monday, September 28, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/23/2020, 11/25/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/28/2020 - 12/9/2020 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Frederick, Frederick Community College  Map * Frederick Community College