SPT 1101 credit hours (lecture: 1 | lab: 0)
Sterile Processing Department Procedures  

Course introduces the primary skills and responsibilities of a sterile processing technician. Focuses on safety awareness standards, recording keeping and documentation, environmental condition standards, instrumentation preparation, sterile storage and inventory management strategies and techniques, and professional skills in a healthcare setting.

Prerequisite: Admission to Sterile Processing Program or consent of department chair.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face
SPT 1113 credit hours (lecture: 3 | lab: 0)
Sterile Processing Technology  

Course introduces the primary skills and responsibilities of a sterile processing technician. Students will learn sterile processing techniques and procedures related to equipment maintenance and efficacy, disinfection, instrument decontamination and preparation for transportation to work areas, sterilization methods, and sterile storage and inventory.

Prerequisite: Completion of HIT 104 and SPT 110 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in HIT 104 and SPT 110.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face
SPT 1203 credit hours (lecture: 1 | lab: 7)
Sterile Processing Technician Practicum  

Course involves placement in an approved field to integrate and apply knowledge and skills in a clinical setting. Minimum of 100 (one hundred) hours in a supervised field experience. Focus of practical experience in core functions includes the 25% of the hands-on-hours of experience required to be eligible for Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification (CRCST Certification also requires successful completion of the CRCST certification exam). Core functions of the clinical experience include decontamination, preparing and packing instruments, sterilization and disinfection, storage and distribution, quality assurance processes, and equipment.

Prerequisite: Completion of HIT 104, SPT 110 and SPT 111 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in SPT 111.  
Delivery mode: Face-to-Face