Oct 23, 2021  
Catalog 2018-19 
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AHL 048 - Central Service Technician - Clinical III

10 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to provide the student with “hands-on” learning in an actual work site of a hospital central service department.  A preceptor assigned by the hospital will provide daily supervision while a college faculty member will provide weekly evaluation/counseling. The student must register for a block of four clinical courses to equal 400 hours.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.    discuss effective means of promoting inter-departmental communication;
2.    demonstrate assembly, inspection and identification of instrument procedure trays;
3.    demonstrate the process of loading and unloading, operating, record keeping and biological testing of sterilizing machinery and equipment; and
4.    demonstrate verbal and nonverbal behaviors appropriate to the role of a central service technician.

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