Central Sterile Processing Technology Points of Interest

    • 7 Months
    • Class Meets: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 2 PM; Clinical hours will vary
    • Estimated Cost
    • Entry Level Pay: $16.00 per hour

Program Requirements

    • 18 years of age or older
    • Medical Physical with proof of immunizations
    • FDLE background check and drug screen
    • Be able to stand for long periods, lift 50 pounds, work 6.5-8.5 hour shifts

Core Content

    • Clean, disinfect, inspect, assemble and sterilize surgical instruments
    • Students will create a portfolio for employment purposes
    • Students will complete 24 quizzes, 6 tests and complete 400 hours of hands-on experience which include: General Cleaning, Wrapping Packaging, Assemble Instrument Tray, Sterilization, Storage Clean & Sterile, Patient Care Equipment, Linen Folding, Case Carts, Distribution and Miscellaneous Policies & Procedures
    • Prepare for international certification by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)
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  • Industry Certification/Licensure

    • Students will sit for the IAHCSMM Provisional Certification 1 month prior to graduation

    Statewide Articulation (Community Colleges in Florida)

    There is no articulation agreement at this time.