SUR 101A: Introduction to Sterile Processing Lecture

In this theory 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 of instrumentation will be discussed 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.102A

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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