Sterile Processing Technician I

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SCED Code: 14021
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: HOSA-Future Health Professionals
Non-Traditional?: M

This course prepares students to function in the sterile processing and materials management areas of a healthcare facility. Students gain knowledge and skills related to surgical instruments, microbiology, medical equipment, medical terminology, storage and distribution of healthcare supplies, sterilization, and decontamination. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Biotechnology Research and Development
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
Diagnostic Services
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)
Therapeutic Services
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST)

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