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Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician CSSP 1010

5 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

This course provides an overview of the Central Sterile Processing and Distribution profession and develops the fundamental concepts and principles necessary to successfully participate as an entry level Central Sterile Processing Technician. Emphasis will be placed on the profession of Central Sterile Processing, basic sciences and related subjects, infection control, aseptic technique, equipment management, sterilization, instrumentation and supplies, legal issues, inventory management, safety, quality assurance, professional development and healthcare trends. Students completing this course will be eligible to apply to take the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) certification exam.


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