What Do Sterile Processing Technicians Do?

Sterile Processing Technicians (SPT) play a critical role in keeping patients healthy by ensuring medical equipment and surgical instruments are sterile. Their work helps patients avoid infections while receiving treatment. They also maintain the functionality and inventory of healthcare and surgical equipment. As a sterile processing technician, you are responsible for sterilizing instrumentation and equipment through a series of critical steps. You will have a strong understanding of microbiology, infection control, principles, and practices of sterile processing and decontamination procedures. The principles of sterile technique help control and prevent infection, prevent the transmission of all microorganisms in a given area and maintain sterility.

Become a Sterile Processing Technician!

Stellar Career College offers Sterile Processing Technician classes in Chicago! Our Sterile Processing Technician course is 8 months long and is offered in a hybrid format. Our Sterile Processing Technician students gain their certification through CBSPD. We offer weekday & weekend schedules that include morning and evening class schedules.

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