Central Sterile Processing Technician

Please note prices are subject to change.

Number: 213XSUR50101

Dates:February 23 - May 6, 2021 Other Dates

Meets: Tu and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Brashier - Bldg 202 203

Cost: $1,249.00

OR

If returning to this webpage, information was updated on July 13, 2020.

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:

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

The student must have prior to enrollment and submitted to the program manager:
Comprehensive background check through the company APPLYA.
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 Learning Hub modules
To register for Learning Hub, contact registration at 864 250-8800, course code 212XAHS54701.
Total Number of Hours: 104

Classroom and Skilled Lab 44 hours.
The theory portion will be delivered as a hybrid class including online, virtual and "in person lab" on designated Tuesday evenings at the Brashier Campus, Simpsonville, SC. Weekly testing will offered online using Honorlock.  The Student must have computer access that includes audio and web cam.

Clinical Externship 60 will be offered in two consecutive week blocks of time. Clinical Dates are April 19 to may 6, 2021. Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm.

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 driver’s 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 a 100 level course completion; within the last 5 years or a college entrance test; SEE Greenville Technical College Testing Center for details.

ALTERNATIVELY,

6. WIN Career Readiness Courseware and Credential Skill Profile- SILVER Level: SEE the link for more information:
https://www.gvltec.edu/admissions_aid/placement_testing/readytowork-assessment.html

Required Texts: Approximate cost $ 171.50

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

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

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 driver's 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. WIN Assessment - SILVER LEVEL required. Book bundle is $171.50; must purchase at Greenville Technical College bookstore

Students must complete Learning Hub/ Pre Clinicals modules prior to February 23, 2021.

Learning Hub/Pre-Clinical - 212XAHS54701 - Required.

Clinical dates are April 19 to May 6, 2021; Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm for a total of 60 clinical hours are required.

Fee: $1,249.00
Hours:104.00
CEUs:10.40

Fee Breakdown

Category Description Amount
Course Fee (Basic)Registration Fee$1,099.00
Mandatory FeeLab fee$ 150.00

Brashier - Bldg 202 203

Brashier Campus, Building 202, Room 203
Greenville Technical College
1830 West Georgia Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680
864-250-8800 or 864-228-5000

Brashier Campus Map and Driving Directions
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