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Graduation applications are due in the Enrollment Services office by October 21, 2016 for all students completing their programs at the end of the Fall 2016 quarter.
Central Service/Sterile Processing Technician Program Outcomes
- Demonstrate basic principles of Standard Precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment correctly.
- Use interactive communication skills to work effectively with others with special emphasis on the needs of the surgical department.
- Maintain professional ethics while demonstrating respect for staff, faculty, and patients.
- Demonstrate effective methods of infection control as it relates to personal hygiene, patient care equipment, and surgical asepsis.
- Identify basic and complex surgical instrumentation. Demonstrate the proper care and processing parameters for these items.
- Identify appropriate sterilization methods, cycles, and parameters for commonly used items.
- Select and use appropriate process indicators for low and high temperature reprocessing. Know recommended standards for biological monitoring and record keeping.
- Successfully pass classroom assessments and competencies, and accrue required clinical hours to be eligible to sit for the IAHCSMM certification exam upon graduation.