CENTRAL STERILE TECHNICIAN
Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Description: The Central Sterile Technician Technical Certificate of Credit provides students with entry-level training in nationally based competencies that will prepare graduates to function in the sterile supply processing and distribution area of health care facilities. Students will develop skills necessary to properly decontaminate, process, prepare, store, and issue both sterile and non-sterile medical and surgical supplies and equipment in the healthcare setting. Students will be prepared to operate and monitor sterilizers in healthcare facilities.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will maintain sterility while opening a sterile package, sterile basin, sterile instrument tray, and a sterile wrapped item.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton
Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters
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Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Program Final Exit Point: Central Sterile Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.
Credits Required for Graduation: 31 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
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