CSPD 1111
Central Sterile Processing and Distribution
3 Credit Hours

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of central sterile processing, supplies, services, distribution of instrumentation, and equipment. Upon successful completion students will be eligible to take the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) Provisional Examination as well as the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician Certification Examination. (3 lecture hours)

CSPD 1211
Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Practicum
3 Credit Hours

Students will prepare for work in the sterile processing department by performing decontamination, sterilization, and distribution skills. This course will offer the student hands-on experience within a hospital or surgical center setting. (2 lecture hours, 1 lab hour, 4.5 clinical hours)

Prerequisite: CSPD 1111 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, or concurrent enrollment in CSPD 1111. This course has pre-registration requirements; please see registration packet for details.