Sterile Processing Technician

Program: Sterile Processing Technician

Degree Type: Certificate

The Sterile Processing Technician Program of Southern University at Shreveport offers a Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS) which prepares students for careers in sterile processing as well as Materials Management and Distribution in health care industries.

Dedicated to excellence in sterile processing and distribution education, the program promotes an environment which fosters the development of a sterile conscience required to safely care for surgical patients, critical thinking, cooperation, teamwork and professionalism; along with technical skills necessary to provide vital support to all patient care areas served by the Central Sterile Processing Management and Distribution Department.

The Sterile Processing Technician graduate will have received classroom instructions as well as hands-on training in the university lab, hospital operating room suites, instrument rooms, and central service departments.

The program prepares the student to take the National Certification Exam and become a Certified Registered Sterile Processing Technician (CRST).   

For Sterile Processing Gainful Employment information, please click here.


Please see your advisor or University Catalog for more information.

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