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Sterile Processing Technician Program Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate basic technical skills in managing the process for surgical instrumentation sterilization, inventory control and supply chain management, and information technology as it relates to the sterile processing environment.
  2. Demonstrate professional behaviors of caring, accountability, responsibility, respect for the quality care of patients, acceptable attitude and attire, and organization and time management skills.
  3.  Work independently in a team of central sterile processing technicians who are collaborating to maintain sterilization and storage.
  4. Utilize critical thinking skills as a basis for clinical judgment and anticipatory decision making when managing all tasks related to sterile processing.
  5. Effectively apply verbal, nonverbal, and written communication principles and skills in the workplace.
  6. Maintain industry standards of quality control and safety principles in the workplace.
  7. Uphold legal and ethical standards and adhere to principles of patient confidentiality within the health care community environment as defined by HIPAA.