CSP 101 - Introduction to Central Sterile Services

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Introduces students to the central service area of health care facilities and the responsibilities and role of the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). Explores the practical application of concepts and procedures, such as regulations and standards, safety, personal protective equipment (PPE), universal precautions, and the work flow of the central service department.
Lecture 1 hours. Total 1 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed for students interested in a health-related career in the central sterile department. The course prepares students to perform the role of central service technician in the areas of disinfection, decontamination, transportation of soiled items, and processing of surgical instrumentation and equipment.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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