AHX20 :  Sterile Processing Technician

This course provides instruction for students who wish to function in entry-level positions in Central Service and Sterile Processing departments of healthcare facilities. Based on the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) curriculum, the course is designed for students who wish to obtain certification for Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). The course includes 60 hours of didactic instruction and 30 hours of lab instruction. Please note: 400 hours of hands-on experience verified by employer are also required for eligibility for the IAHSCMM exam. This course does not fulfill that requirement.
Prerequisite: RD090 and WR090, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels. Please note, high school diploma or GED may be required for employment. Note: Financial Aid is NOT available for this class. Admission into the Nursing Assistant class is facilitated through the Admissions and Records Office. Interested students should review the NA admissions requirements found on the MHCC web site at www.mhcc.edu or call 503-491-7506 to request the information to be mailed. Admissions evaluators signature is required for registration.
Credit Hours: 7
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