Sterile Processing is a certificate program designed to train students as Sterile Processing Technicians to support the surgical team.
The program is an 18 credit hour certificate of technical studies (CTS) program that prepares students for employment in the medical field as sterile processors.
Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) in Sterile Processing Technology and will have met the requirements to sit for the national Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam given through the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA).
|Course No.||Course Title||Lecture||Lab||Total Credit Hrs|
|STPR 1041||Introduction to Sterile Processing||1||0||1|
|STPR 1143||Sterile Processing Concepts I||3||0||3|
|STPR 1142||Sterile Processing Concepts I Application||0||2||2|
|STPR 1253||Sterile Processing Concepts II||3||0||3|
|STPR 1263||Sterile Processing Concepts II Application||0||3||3|
|STPR 2106||Sterile Processing Practicum||0||6||6|
|CTS - Sterile Processing Technician||18|
CIP Code: 511012
Program Type: Certificate of Technical Studies
Program Length: 18 Semester Credit Hours
|Location||SOWELA Morgan Smith Instructional Site Jennings, LA.|
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