The Central Sterile Processing Distribution Technician Certificate 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) Examination.
The Central Sterile Processing Distribution Technician Certificate certificate issued by the College of DuPage requires a minimum of 12 credits. Please refer to the Central Sterile Processing Distribution Technician Certificate Certificate link below for course requirements.
Field of Study Code: SURGT.CER.CPDT
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