CSP 107 - Fundamentals of Central Sterile Service

Course Description

Effective: 2018-01-01

Prepares the student for entry level practice in the assembly area of the central service department. Covers the packaging process and sterilization method with an emphasis on disposable packaging materials, package closure methods, package labeling, sterility maintenance, selection of appropriate packing material, and identification of instruments by category, use, and name. Emphasizes quality assurance to enable the student to inspect, assemble, and prepare instrumentation for packaging.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

This course develops competency for the clinical experience where the student will identify surgical instruments by category, use, and name for the preparation and packaging for use in hospital procedures.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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