The central sterile processing technician plays a vital role in maintaining the cleanliness, functionality and inventory of health care instrumentation and equipment. Their work ensures that patients avoid infections and that doctors, nurses and allied health professionals are able to access the instrumentation and equipment they need immediately.
As a central sterile processing technician, you are responsible for sterilizing instrumentation and equipment through a series of critical steps. You will have a strong understanding of microbiology and infection control, the principles and practices of sterile processing and decontamination procedures.
You will take classes that prepare you to:
• Clean, disinfect and distribute sterilized instrumentation and equipment to an emergency department, intensive care unit, the labor and delivery unit, operating room and other areas of health care facilities.
• Work in a sterile processing department and central service department setting.
• Contribute to a team of central sterile processing technicians who are all working together to maintain sterilization and storage.
• Find employment in various settings, including hospitals, dental or eye care practices, plastic surgery offices, surgery centers and laboratories.
• Take the central sterile processing exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM). This program is based on the IAHCSMM certification, CRCST.
- MATC Central Service Technician Program Certificate
- Students are prepared to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Exam
- Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certificate
- Gainful Employment Data
- Registration is available to adult students only.
|Session||Location||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Fall 2017||Lehi Campus Room 226||1/16/2018||7/25/2018||5:30 PM||9:30 PM||M-Th|
|Application Fee||$0.00||There is no cost to apply.|
|Tuition||$1,600.00||All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.|
Financial Aid Eligible:No.
|Central Service Technical Manual and Workbook, 8th Edition||TBA||Pricing is still being determined and will be updated here when ready.|
|DOPL Certification Exam||$125.00||Optional but highly recommended.|
|CRCST||$125.00||Optional but highly recommended.|
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