Central Service/Sterile Processing Technician Program Outcomes | Clover Park Technical College
Graduation applications for students completing their programs this spring are due May 1, 2017. Fill out the application online or print it and turn it in to the Enrollment Services Office, Building 17: www.cptc.edu/graduation
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Central Service/Sterile Processing Technician Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate basic principles of Standard Precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment correctly.
  • Use interactive communication skills to work effectively with others with special emphasis on the needs of the surgical department.
  • Maintain professional ethics while demonstrating respect for staff, faculty, and patients.
  • Demonstrate effective methods of infection control as it relates to personal hygiene, patient care equipment, and surgical asepsis. 
  • Identify basic and complex surgical instrumentation.  Demonstrate the proper care and processing parameters for these items.  
  • Identify appropriate sterilization methods, cycles, and parameters for commonly used items.
  • Select and use appropriate process indicators for low and high temperature reprocessing.  Know recommended standards for biological monitoring and record keeping.
  • Successfully pass classroom assessments and competencies, and accrue required clinical hours to be eligible to sit for the IAHCSMM certification exam upon graduation.
  • Correctly identify appropriate packaging material. Demonstrate proper wrapping techniques for misc. surgical instrumentation.
  • Demonstrate and verify the decontamination process with special attention to endoscopic, robotic, and powered surgical instruments.