Eastwick College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Central Service Technician (S205)
24 hours (12 Weeks)
September 2020 – Present
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the central in central service: central service workflow; basic job knowledge and skills; basic job responsibilities; basic central service concerns; identify regulations and standards set by U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other federal regulation agencies; identify professional associations; review tools for cleaning, point of use preparation and transport, cleaning and decontamination, disinfection of surgical instrumentation, central service and infection prevention and control; OSHA blood borne pathogen standards; central service environment; principles of asepsis; explain quality in central service operations; discuss common workplace safety hazards; identify flash sterilization standards; describe the importance of managing inventory; review the need to track equipment; describe an overview of sterile packaging process; discuss factors that impact sterilization; and explain patient care equipment.
Major topics include: textbook reading; lecture; workbook assignments; exams; discussion; oral review of assignments; group activities. Prerequisite: Anatomy and Physiology I (DE) (BIO101), Anatomy and Physiology II (DE) (BIO201), and BIO 103.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Allied Health, Surgical Technology, or Nursing (5/22). NOTE: This course was previously evaluated by the American Council on Education (ACE). To view credit recommendations previously established, visit the ACE National Guide.