Sterile Processing Career Institute

 

Enroll to Become a Certified CS / SPD Technician Today !

Did you know that the average hourly wage of a CS / SPD Technician in the Southeast Region of the United States is  $15.09 / hour !!!

 

This area in the Central Service / Sterile Processing Department is where Sterilized Instruments, Trays & Supplies are stored in an environmentally controlled environment. 

 This is the area in the Central Service / Sterile Processing Department where Prepared & Packaged (Processed) Surgical Instruments or Trays are Sterilized.

 This is the area in the Central Service / Sterile Processing Department where Decontaminated (Clean) Instruments are (Processed) Assembled, Inspected, Packaged and prepared for Sterilization.  This area is known as Processing or Prep & Pack.

This is the area in the Central Service / Sterile Processing Department where used (Dirty) Surgical Instruments are sent to be cleaned and decontaminated.  This renders the Instruments safe for handling and further processing.


CS stands for Central Service , CST is a Central Service Technician. SPD stands for  Sterile Processing & Distribution, SPDT stands for Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician .  Both are common names for the same profession.  As for what they do, well it would be easier to give you a list of what they don't do.  The Central Service / Sterile Processing Department is the Area in the Healthcare Facility that Cleans, Decontaminates, Assembles, Inspects, Packages, Sterilizes, Stores both sterile & non-sterile instruments and supplies, Distributes, and oversees Inventory Control and Cost Management. 

 

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Q:  What is a CS / SPD Technician & What do they do?

Next SPD Class starting  April 2018


Morning Classes:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm  Thursdays

Evening Classes:  6:00 pm -  9:00 pm   Thursdays



Classes are one day a week for approximately 24 weeks. 

Total Cost is $850 ($150 Deposit and ONLY $35 a week).


Seating is Limited to 10 students per class. 

Call to confirm availability.  (786) 853-2897

 

Preparation & Packaging

Sterile Storage

Sterilization

Decontamination