A Sterile Processing Technician plays a critical role in all surgical procedures. The technician is responsible for decontaminating, sterilizing, inspecting, and assembling surgical instrument packs and surgical trays. This comprehensive 200 hour program prepares students with the knowledge to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician Certification through IAHCSMM.
Professionally trained and certified technicians can work in the following healthcare settings:
- Dental Surgery Clinics
- Hospital or Surgery Centers
- Outpatient Surgery Clinics
- Veterinary Hospitals
Textbook required. Information provided at registration.
Prerequisite(s): Students must attend a mandatory orientation, and pass math and reading assessments. Students must have earned high school diploma or GED. Students must pass Core Skills for the Healthcare Professional, prior to beginning the program.
Note(s): Call: (510) 886-1000 on March 11th for possible availability for classes beginning in April.
No Class: 5/27, 7/1, 7/3, 7/8, 7/10, 8/5, 8/7, 9/2