CENTRAL STERILE SERVICE TECHNICIAN COURSES (CSST)

CSST 140 - CENTRAL STERILE SERVICE TECHNICIAN PRACTICUM

Prerequisite: HLTH 110 and SURTK 105, both with a "C" or better. This class is clinical practicum and exam review for the Central Sterile Service Technician program. Students will spend approximately 400- 450 hours in different areas of the sterile processing department: Decontamination (120 Hours); Preparing & Packaging Instruments (120 Hours); Sterilization & Disinfection (96 Hours); Storage & Distribution (24 Hours); Quality Assurance Processes (24 Hours); and Equipment (16 Hours). The student will also receive 1 hour of review per week.

5 Credit Hours (OC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 26