MCCKC Environmental Services/Sterile Processing

This NAICS Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services industry-specific workforce program prepares individuals for entry-level positions in sterile processing and distribution within local health-care facilities. Course preparation includes Human Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology and Infection Control, Decontamination, Sterilization, Surgical Instrumentation Processing and Distribution. The practicum instruction is conducted with an industry partner and held at a local hospital facility. Graduates of the program are eligible for national certification as a Central Sterile Processing Technician. Association and industry recognition are given to individuals with educational and/or work experience requirements who successfully complete an examination process that demonstrates their knowledge of subject matter to be mastered for greater success in the position.
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Other Material Types:
Metropolitan Community College
Project Name:
MoHealthWINS, Metropolitan Community College, Sterile Processing, Surgical Technology, Workforce Training Program, Healthcare Career Pathway

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Hospitals (622)
Healthcare Support Occupations (31-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Non-Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
8 weeks
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Conducting an evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
  • SME Quality Report is posted in Skills Commons
  • Other
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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