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Central Sterile Processing

Course number : HWFE 104   ID : 2489   
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**This course is approved for Idaho LAUNCH funding**

Trained central service and sterile processing technicians help reduce the risk of microbial exposure by maintaining and sterilizing equipment for a wide range of medical areas. This short training program can help students learn heat, steam, and chemical disinfecting and sterilization techniques as well as inventory management skills. Professionalism, teamwork, communications, and medical language are stressed as students learn to pursue or maintain job opportunities in sterile processing technology.

What Will I Learn?

This course includes the study of the Central Service and Materials Management Departments. Special emphasis is placed on:
  • Cleaning and decontamination of equipment
  • Disinfection of instruments and equipment
  • The different methods of sterilization
  • Sterile packaging of reusable and disposables
  • Storage of sterile hospital items

Walk Away With:

Ability to demonstrate the following: 
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Heat, steam, and chemical disinfecting techniques
  • Inventory management
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Medical communication skills

Who Should Attend?

This is an entry-level health care class for people interested in a career in the medical industry, specifically surgical services.

Class Details

116 Session(s)
Online 24/7


Carrie Nutsch 



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Registration Closes On
Saturday, August 17, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
8/19/2024 - 12/12/2024 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Carrie Nutsch  Online

Other Class Offerings

Central Sterile Processing
ID: 2488

08/19/24 - 12/12/24
Online 24/7


Carrie Nutsch