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Sterile Processing Technician

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Dates:November 7 - December 7, 2017
Meets:Tu and Th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM, 9 sessions
Hours:31.50
CEUs:3.15
Location:UT Arlington TBA
Instructor:Beverly Washington
Fee: $695.00  

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Course Description

A sterile processing technician cleans and sterilizes used surgical instruments and other medical supplies so that they can be safely redistributed and reused on additional patients. This course prepares students to clean, disinfect, and distribute sterilized instrumentation and equipment to various areas of a healthcare facility. In addition, through their externship students will work in a sterile processing department and central service department setting to gain real world experience.

Total Hours: 71 (31 classroom & 40 externship)

Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent, current immunizations, and ability to lift 50 lbs.

Fee: Includes textbooks(s), one set of scrubs, and professional liability insurance (externship).

Additional Cost: Required immunizations and drug screening.