Central Processing Technology Technical Certificate


Healthcare Professions Open House

Join us 5:30 Thursday, Nov. 15 in Clement Building Room C-210.
Thinking of your future? Come speak with NSCC clinical healthcare faculty and students to see if these careers are the right choice for you. Read full event info.

Be instrumental to the OR.

The Central Processing Technical Certificate readies you for a successful healthcare career preparing the operating room for surgical procedures: sterilizing instruments, gathering supplies, and delivering equipment properly ahead of surgery. Build solid foundational knowledge in anatomy, medical terminology, and microbiology. Receive specialized training in what surgical instruments are, the handling and use of instruments for specific procedures, and the clinical setting experience you need for employment.

Learn from qualified faculty and/or preceptors to independently apply sound theory to practice. Extensive classroom time and practical clinical experience prepare you to complete the certification exam of your choice to become a certified central service processing and distribution technician.

Consumer Information

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