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Central Sterile Processing

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Program Options

Certificate

Level 1

Information Sessions

We will post future session dates as soon as they are scheduled.

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Role of the Central Sterile Processing Technician

Career Video

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What do they do?

Sterile processing technicians are specially trained healthcare workers who use their specialized skills and knowledge to clean and sterilize medical instruments, equipment, and supplies.

Central sterile processing technicians must be able to:

  • Work effectively with patients and health professionals
  • Operate sophisticated computer equipment
  • Observe patient protection measures
  • Provide only the best in patient care

Our Mission

To graduate confident, knowledgeable sterile processing technicians with high ethical and professional standards who are well versed in sterilization techniques through didactic, laboratory, and clinical experiences that lead to gainful employment upon graduation. 

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Program Director

Theresa Steele
817-515-2392
theresa.steele@tccd.edu

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated April 02, 2019