Sterile Processing Technician I - DRAFT

Copyright: 2023

Virginia Assignment Code: 8367

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: 8302

CTSO: HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Course Description:

This course prepares students to function in the sterile processing and materials management areas of a healthcare facility. Students gain knowledge and skills related to surgical instruments, microbiology, medical equipment, medical terminology, storage and distribution of healthcare supplies, sterilization, and decontamination. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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