Central Sterile Processing

[C45180] Central Sterile Processing Certificate

The Central Sterile Processing curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for the field of Sterile Processing and Central Service Supply.

Students will develop skills necessary to properly disinfect, prepare, process, store, and issue both sterile and nonsterile supplies, instrumentation, and equipment for patient care.

Additionally, students will learn to operate sterilizing units and monitor effectiveness of the sterilization process.

Graduates will be eligible to take the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. “Sterile Processing and Distribution (SPD) Technician Exam,” earning the title of Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT). Employment opportunities include surgery centers, central sterile
processing departments in hospitals, and traveling consultation services.