SUR 101: Introduction to Sterile Processing

In this course, students are introduced to the profession of sterile processing including patient confidentiality, 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

Corequisites: SUR.102

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Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
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