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Central Service Technician

This program is designed to provide the training and the clinical experience required to prepare you for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST). It can also be your first step towards a career in the healthcare field. You gain knowledge of National and International standards for decontamination and sterilization. You study the principles of microbiology with emphasis on decontamination, disinfection and sterilization, with an over view of medical terminology, fundamentals of human anatomy, proper care and handling of surgical instrumentation, basic surgical instrument identification, inventory control, distribution, purchasing, and healthcare trends. An internship at a local hospital is included in the program.

Program Options

  • Certificate of Completion

Other Program Info:

Instructor:
April Morris
amorris@rtc.edu

Program Length:
  • 2 quarters
  • 19 credits
  • Monday-Friday
    8:00AM-2:30PM

Estimated Costs:

  • Tuition $2,205.00
Enrollment:
  • Students may enter in summer or winter quarter.