Sterile Processing Technician

Sterile Processing Technician

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Sterile Processing Technician

Length of course: 8 weeks
Days: Every Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Next Class: March 01, 2021 – April 23, 2021
Tuition: $3800.00  Down Payment: $2500.00

Weekly Payment Plan: 11 Weekly Payments of $118.00

Call (586) 859-5142 to register for this class!

**NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION**
  • Textbook & Workbook combo $125.00
  • CPR Certification
  • Ceil Blue Scrubs (Nursing uniform)
  • National Exam
Course information: The Sterile Processing Technician Program will prepare you for an exciting career as a Sterile Processing Technician (also known as a Central Services Technician)! Sterile Processing Technicians work in health care facilities to prepare and sterilize surgical instruments and supplies used to care for patients in a variety of settings including; hospitals, surgery centers, cosmetic surgery centers, ambulatory surgical sites, and laboratories.

Course curriculum: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, Infection Control, Decontamination, Sterilization, Surgical Instrumentation Processing, Distribution, Complex Surgical Instruments, Medical Terminology, HIPAA Privacy Practices, and More!

This course focuses on the requirements of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) and prepares you to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam. Successful completion of this course will allow you to sit for the national exam and earns you a certificate of completion from Michigan Healthcare Academy.

Students will need to complete 400-hours of internship, after completion of the course in order to earn their full Sterile Processing Technician industry certification. Some hospitals will also allow you to work (with pay) while you accumulate your hours.

Admission Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • English Fluency (verbal and written)
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and to reach overhead
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods
  • Personal health insurance upon entry and for the duration of the program
Career Outlook: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of the Central Sterile Processing Technician is expected to grow nationally 14 %, much faster than the average, through 2024. * Employment opportunities for central sterile processing technicians are expected to be excellent due to increased needs within the health care industry and a larger and older population. *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017

Average salary and wages:
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the national average salary of a Central Service Technician is $25.34 per hour. However, Central Service Technicians in Ann Arbor, Michigan are earning an average wage of $36.40 per hour!