Central Sterile Processing Technicians are responsible for the sanitation and packaging of surgical instruments in hospitals, surgical centers and clinics. Whether you are looking to begin your career in health care or prepare for the Central Sterile Processing Technician national certification exam, this course may be for you. This 15-week program covers anatomy and physiology; microbiology and infection control; decontamination and sterilization processing; and how to handle, care for, and identify surgical instruments. The course includes clinical exposure to Central Sterile Processing Department. *Medical terminology and hospital setting experience are suggested but not required. Course fee does not include national certification exam. Students must have their book for the first class.
Central Sterile Processing Technician Application
This program is offered in spring and fall semesters. For detailed information on course start and end dates, open the application form.Central Sterile Processing Technician Application
Complete application packet and fax to 860.606.9732.
Application packet and payment information (checks/money orders made out to Tunxis Community College) must reach us at least one week prior to the start of the course.
Tunxis Community College
Continuing Education Office
271 Scott Swamp Road
Farmington, CT 06032
Registration must be completed in full with payment information, date of birth and social security number.
Program Coordinator: Cheryl Conaty, 860.773.1453