Nov 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Sterile Processing Technology, Certificate

Academic Plan Code: 389

This certificate curriculum prepares individuals to function competently in the central services department of a healthcare facility. Duties include, but are not limited to, processing of patient care equipment, supplies, and instruments for use in all departments. The program focuses on the principles and practices of decontamination, cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, and distribution of medical/surgical supplies. This curriculum prepares the successful completer for the National Certification Exam for Sterile Processing and Distribution.

Financial Aid Note

Effective winter 2022, this program is eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Total Credit Hours


Program Note

Life Science course BI 121  must have been completed and passed with a C or better within seven years of starting the Sterile Processing Technology Program at GRCC (This includes Life Science courses that are transferred in from other institutions regardless of the date in which they are transferred).