Central Processing Distribution Technician
The Central Processing Distribution Technician Program is designed to provide the
content and clinical collaboration for students to be successful and meet the standards
of the Sterile Processing Distribution Technician Profession. This is a one semester
certificate program that provides the student with the basic fundamentals of central
processing, supplies, services, and distribution of hospital instrumentation, supplies,
and equipment. This program will provide the student with didactic instruction and
clinical practice in aseptic techniques, patient care concepts, and theories and practices
of central services departments. Students who successfully complete the SURGT 1111
(CSPD 1111-effective Fall 2017) course will be eligible to sit for the International
Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) National Certifying
Examination or the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
The Central Processing Distribution Technician certificate issued by the College of DuPage requires a minimum of 12 credits. Please refer to the Central Processing Distribution Technician Certificate link below for course requirements.
Field of Study Code: SURGT.CER.CPDT
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
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If you are interested in learning more about this program, please
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College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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