Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician - Adv, TCC (CS91)

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Chair: Sherry King

Program Description: The Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician Technical Certificate of Credit is designed to provide entry-level training that will prepare graduates to function in the sterile supply processing and distribution areas of healthcare facilities. The program is based on theory and clinical instruction that will apply scientific principles to the specific work area. Theory classes with laboratory participatory classes will prepare students for clinical application of skills and knowledge in healthcare facilities. Together with practical experiences provide students with the preparation necessary to be eligible to sit for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) certification exam.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Locations offered:
Thomasville

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will enter the Central Sterile Supply Department and function with appropriate knowledge and use of instrumentation, supplies, and equipment.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

Entrance Date: Summer Semester

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 17 years of age or older. Must be 18 at time of graduation and to sit for National Registry Exam.

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.

Additional Requirements: Physical Exam, Criminal Background Check, American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR Certification, and Drug Toxicology.

Note: Those who have been arrested/convicted of a moral and/or legal violation of the law may not be granted permission to take the licensing examination.

Program Final Exit Point: Central Sterile Supply Processing Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 20 Minimum semester hour credits required.

Cost
1st Term
Books: $210.00
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $445.00
Total: $964.00

2nd Term
Books: $400.00
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $801.00
Total: $1,485.00

3rd Term
Books: $219.20
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $623.00
Total: $1,166.20

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (2 hours)

2

EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2

2: Occupational Courses (18 Hours)

18

ALHS 1090 MedTerm/Allied Health Sciences 2
CSSP 1010 CentralSterileSupProcess Tech 5
CSSP 1020 Central Ster SupProcTec Prac 1 6
CSSP 1022 Central Ster Sup Proc Tech Pra 5

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