May 30, 2020  
2017-18 Academic Catalog 
2017-18 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SMC-161 - Sterile Processing Technician

6 credits
This course provides the fundamentals of central service supply, processing, and distribution (CSD). Instruction and practice is given in aseptic technique. Patient centered practices and theories, customer service, and overall policies and practices of the central service supply departments. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to take the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) and/or Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CPSPD) certifying exam(s). Three lecture and 6 laboratory hours.

Corequisite(s): SMC-161L

Course previously known as: SIMS-171

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