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Central Sterile Processing


  Program Description


OCM BOCES - Main Campus
P: (315) 453-4455 or 1-800-444-4406

110 Elwood Davis Road
Liverpool, NY 13088

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.






*additional fees for books & supplies


Median loan debt incurred by students


Graduation rate


Job placement rate



Program Length


678 clock hours total



Main Campus,
Liverpool NY



 Physical, Immunizations (MMR, Varicella, PP) & 
 CBSPD Certification Exam Fee: $125

SOC Codes


31-9093 U.S. Dept. of Labor


*Tuition Subject to change. Estimated fees for books, supplies & uniforms is $275, with another $125 in optional costs.

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