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HSC1434C Central Processing Technology Lecture, Lab & Clinical

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12 credit hour(s) | Spring
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Prepares students for employment in central service technology as they work with preceptors to gain the skills and competencies necessary for employment as central service technicians, supervisors, central supply workers, stock clerks in the stock room or warehouse, and processing technicians for hospital areas requiring expertise in sterilization, disinfection or decontamination. Provides experience in processing patient care equipment, instrumentation and supplies, along with observation of surgical procedures and rotations through relevant patient care and supply storage areas. Skills performed will include general cleaning, decontamination and disinfection, wrapping and packaging, linen folding, testing and selection of instrumentation and supplies, instrument tray and procedure tray assembly, sterilization techniques, clean and sterile storage, preparation of case carts, processing documentation, and distribution. This course uses demonstration, return demonstration, clinical performance under guidance of preceptor, discussion and textbook assignments. Contact: 622.5 hours per semester. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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