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CENTRAL STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Central Sterile Processing Technician is responsible for the procurement of surgical supplies and sterile equipment. Central Sterile Processing Technicians provide support to all patient-care services, including diagnostic and surgical application in a health care facility. They are responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, processing, assembling, sterilizing, storing and distributing the medical devices required for patient care. The training program will include the basics of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, infection prevention and control, principles and methods of the sterilization process, cleaning, decontaminating, processing, packaging, distributing, storing and inventory control of sterile goods, instruments, trays, and equipment. Also included is a 200-hour internship component at a local health care facility. Students completing the program will sit for the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) certification.
 
FEE   $7,436* (additional fees for books & supplies)
Median loan debt incurred by students:    $3,423
Graduation Rate:    70%
Job Placement Rate:    56%
Program Length:    678 hours
Location:    Main Campus, Liverpool NY
Additional Requirements:   Physical, Immunizations (MMR, Varicella, PP) &
 CBSPD Certification Exam Fee: $125
SOC Codes:    31-9093 U.S. Dept. of Labor 
  www.bls.gov/SOC
*Tuition subject to change. Estimated fee for books, supplies & uniform is $232, with another $125 in optional costs.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
A new career is closer than you think! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m.
in Liverpool. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve. 


For more information, call our Liverpool office at (315) 453-4400. 
 
 
CONTACT:

 
 
 OCM BOCES - Main Campus
110 Elwood Davis Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
P:  (315) 453-4455
or 1-800-444-4406

Job growth for instrument specialist technicians is expected to soar to 20% between 2012 and 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
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