Central Sterile Processing Technician

Please note prices are subject to change.

Number: 191XSUR50101

Dates:February 19 - May 16, 2019 Other Dates

Meets: Tu and Th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Location: BMC 169

Cost: $999.00

OR

The central sterile processing (CSP) technician, plays a vital role in maintaining the cleanliness, functionality and inventory of health care instrumentation and equipment, including sterilizing instrumentation and equipment through a series of critical steps. Those who complete this course will have a strong understanding of microbiology and infection control, the principles and practices of sterile processing and decontamination procedures.


Purpose of Course:
The course will train students to prepare instruments/packages for reprocessing, decontamination, disinfection, sterilization, and distribution. This course will also prepare the student to take the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) exam.



Essential Job Functions:
*Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments

*Assembles wraps and sterilizes individual instruments

*Demonstrates knowledge of the steam, ETO, and gas sterilizers

*Performs and monitors chemical and biological testing

*Orders, restocks, labels, and maintain inventory


Physical Requirements:
ACTIVITY:
Lift and Carry up to 50 lbs.
Push and Pull up to 100lbs
Sitting 5%
Walking 20%
Standing 75%
Some stoop, kneel, crawl, climb, balance
Manual Dexterity
Shift Work
ON call
Maneuver weight of patient
Hear alarms
Reach above shoulders
Repetitive arm/hand movement
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision - Acuity Far and Near and Depth perception
Hazard Potential:
Use of Latex
Exposure to toxic chemicals
Exposure to dust/fumes/electrical shock/electromagnetic energy/gaseous substance
Exposure to high pitched nosie


Career Pathways : CRCST( Certified Registered Central Service Technician), Surgical Technician, Team Leader, Supervisor, High Level Disinfection


Lecture and Lab:

Class will meet on Tuesday and Thursday 5:30pm to 8:30pm; weekly chapter testing will occur on Mondays at the Greenville Technical College Testing Center.

Rooms: Buck Mickel Center room 169

Clinical Externship: Monday through Friday

Working hours will vary, based on clinical assignments.

Clinical Externship dates are November 5 to 9; November 12-16 and November 26 to 30 2018. The clinical externship times are 8:00am to 4:30pm.

There will be costs associated with preparing the student for clinical placement.

The student must have prior to August 21, 2018 and submitted to the program manager:
Comprehensive background check  through the company S,R and I located in Greenville, SC. 
2 STEP PPD
Verification of two MMR and Varicella vaccinations or positive titers
TDaP within 10 years
Hepatitis B positive titer or verification of three series of vaccination or declination waiver signed
Completion of Pre-Clinical Healthstreams modules
Total Number of Hours: 104

Classroom and Skilled Lab 44

Clinical Externship 60 will be offered in three consecutive week blocks of time.

The students are encouraged to sit for the CRCST exam upon completion of this course. The exam is scheduled through IAHCSMM at a cost of $ 125.00


Required Courses or Prerequisites:

1. Students must have a High School Diploma or GED.

2. Must be at least 18 years of age.

3. Hold a valid state drivers license.

a. A valid state ID will be accepted, however due to the nature of this program and the necessity for transportation to and from clinical externships, students that cannot maintain reasonable transportation to their clinical externship site will be subject to dismissal based on the attendance policy set forth.

4. Students must have a valid email address and Internet access.

5. College level Math and English within the last 5 years or a college entrance test;SEE Greenville Technical College Testing Center for details.

6. ACT WorkKeys Skill Profile:

a. Applied Mathematics Level 3

b. Reading for Information Level 4

c. Locating Information Level 4


Required Texts: Approximate cost $ 171.50

Central Service Technical Manual, IAHCSMM, (2016) (8th Ed.)

Central Service Technical Manual Workbook, IAHCSMM, (2016) (8th Ed.)

Downloads from Blackboard and Email

Notes:

Must be 18 years of age, have a HS diploma or equivalent, have a negative/acceptable comprehensive background check. Students must have a 1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. Must be at least 18 years of age.
3. Hold a valid state drivers license.
4. Students must have a valid email address and Internet access.
5. College level Math and English within the last 5 years or a college entrance test; see GTC Testing Center for times and dates of entrance testing
6. ACT WorkKeys Skill Profile; testing is conducted once a month on a Tuesday, but can be pre-arranged on a different day. The cost is $ 30.00/retake cost is $ 25.00
a. Applied Mathematics Level 3
b. Reading for Information Level 4
c. Locating Information Level 4

Book bundle is $171.50; must purchase at Greenville Technical College bookstore

Students must complete Pre - Clinical Heallthstreams modules prior to February 19 2019.

Clinical dates are three week in the mont of May 2019; a total of 60 clinical hours are required.

Fee: $999.00
Hours:104.00
CEUs:10.40

BMC 169

Buck Mickel Center
Greenville Technical College
216 S. Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
(across from the University Center/McAlister Square/ARC)
864-250-8800

http://gvltec.edu/BuckMickel/

Date Day Time Location
02/19/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
02/21/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
02/26/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
02/28/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/05/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/07/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/12/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/14/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/19/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/21/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/26/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
03/28/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/02/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/04/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/09/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/11/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/16/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/18/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/23/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/25/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
04/30/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
05/02/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
05/07/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
05/09/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
05/14/2019Tuesday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169
05/16/2019Thursday5:30 PM to 8:30 PM BMC 169

Share