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AHL 049 - Central Service Technician - Clinical IV

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 the rewards and hazards of working as a central service technician;
2.    demonstrate the process involved in: rotation of supplies, inventory and restocking of carts/shelves, checking for outdated items, cleaning of storage shelves
3.    calculate supply and demand needs in order to assess specific department Par levels; 
4.    use preference cards to prepare supplies for specific surgical cases; and
5.    demonstrate verbal and nonverbal behaviors appropriate to the role of a central service technician.

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