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Central Sterile Processing

Health Science career cluster

Quick Facts

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Certificate

Information Sessions

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

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

Questions?

Cal Quigley
817-515-2472
cal.quigley@tccd.edu

Cassie Ardry
817-515-1181
cassie.ardry@tccd.edu

Role of the Central Sterile Processing Technician

Career Video

Watch Medical Equipment Preparers (link will open in a new window) from CareerOneStop.

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

Program Director

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

Trinity River Campus

Career & Technical Education Academic Advisors

Cal Quigley
TRCF 2101A
817-515-2472
cal.quigley@tccd.edu

Cassie Ardry
TRCF 2101A
817-515-1181
cassie.ardry@tccd.edu

First-Time-in-College Success Coach

Chelsea Smithley
TRCF 2101A
817-515-1482
chelsea.smithley@tccd.edu

Updated November 06, 2018