Catalog: 2018-2019 Catalog
Program: Central Service Technician, Certificate (438.2)
|TRF=Transfer Credit; CBE=Credit by Exam; CLEP=College Level Exam Program; AP=Advanced Placement Exam|
Central Service Technician, Certificate (438.2)
Health Programs - Limited Admissions
This program is designed to prepare students for the entry-level position of central service technician with exposure to all facets of central service functioning. Training involves surgical instrumentation, principles of cleaning and processing equipment and instrumentation, methods of sterilization, packaging and storage, maintenance of equipment, case cart systems, inventory control and current trends in central service. Clinical experiences in area hospitals’ central service departments are included.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Graduates are eligible for national certification through the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).
|Course Name||Credits:||Term Taken||CCAC Grade||TRF/CBE*|
|ALH 106 - Basic Life Support||Credits: 1|
|CIT 615 - Computer Applications in Health Care||Credits: 1|
|CST 103 - Inventory Mgmt for Central Service||Credits: 3|
|CST 112C - Central Service Clinical||Credits: 6|
|SUR 110 - Surgical & Central Service Technology 1||Credits: 5|
Total: 16 Credits
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 16