In this course, students are introduced to the profession of sterile processing including patient confidentiality, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and working as part of a professional team. The principles of decontamination, sterilization, packaging and storage of instrumentation and surgical supplies will be discussed. Identification, assembly, care and proper handling of instrumentation will be presented with a focus on various surgical specialties and the instrumentation associated with each.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading Level 5; Academic Writing Level 3; Successful completion of background check
Class offerings by semester
Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class
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