May 17, 2022  
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AHL 046 - Central Service Technician - Clinical I

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 the course the student will be able to:

1.    discuss the role of the central service department in relationship to the hospital mission and to other hospital departments;
2.    demonstrate attire appropriate to the assigned task;
3.    demonstrate the processes of cleaning, assembly and testing of patient care equipment;
4.    demonstrate the operation of a washer/sterilizer and/or ultra sonic machine;
5.    demonstrate the general cleaning process for instruments, utensils, syringes and needles; and
6.    demonstrate verbal and non-verbal behaviors appropriate to the role of a central service technician.

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