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Central Sterile Processing

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 16

Format: In-person

Time to Complete: 1 Semester

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davie Campus

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Central Sterile Processing curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for the field of Sterile Processing and Central Service Supply.

Courses You'll Take

Students will develop skills necessary to properly disinfect, prepare process, store, and issue both sterile and nonsterile supplies and equipment for patient care. Also, students will learn to operate sterilizing units and monitor effectiveness of the sterilization process.

What You'll Gain

Graduates will be eligible to take the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. “Sterile Processing and Distribution (SPD) Technician Exam”, earning the title of Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT). Employment opportunities include surgery centers, central sterile processing departments in hospitals, and traveling consultation services. 

16 Credit Hours: $1,216.00

Student Fees: $386.25

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Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician (CSPDT)
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Central Sterile Processing Consultant

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