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Why Become a Central Sterile Processing Technician

Why Become a Central Sterile Processing Technician Benefits of becoming a CRSCT? Depending on the hospitals in which they’re offered, many positions in this field can involve some responsibilities that vary from each one another. However, in general, all the different job titles are interchangeable. Most positions require you to clean and sterilize surgical instruments…

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Become a Certified Technician with Central Sterile Technician Training

Central Sterile Technician Training opens up windows of opportunities for the students. The Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) upon successful completion of the study program provides support to all areas of patient care. Their responsibility is to ensure laboratory and healthcare equipment are sterilized properly. Students who wish to work at ambulatory centers or hospitals…

starting as a central sterile technician

Starting as a Central Sterile Technician

As a young person in my early teens, I had absolutely no idea what career I wanted to pursue, I had no direction and no motivation. If it wasn’t for one thoughtful person who gave me a chance and offered me the opportunity of a lifetime, I’m not sure where I would have ended up.…

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A Day as a Central Sterile Technician

The job of a sterile processing technician varies from day-to-day and from workplace-to-workplace, therefore, this is just a general overview of what a typical day may look like. Day-to-Day Operations The responsibility of a sterile processing technician is a very important and serious one. Your job is to ensure that surgical instruments — and all…

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Becoming A CRSCT

Whether you are looking to begin your career in healthcare, or are preparing for the Central Sterile Processing Technician national exam, this course may be for you. A law recently passed that requires anyone living in the state of New York or New Jersey who wants to become a Central Sterile Processing Technician, must be…

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Sterile Processing Technician

I was 17 years of age with a GED, unemployed, with no guidance or direction, and heading down the wrong path. I was given the opportunity by a friends mother to work as a Central Sterile Technician at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. I didn’t have the slightest clue as to what I…

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Importance of Central Sterile Processing

The Central Sterile Processing Department, or CSPD plays a crucial role in the promotion of patient safety, especially in the operating rooms in healthcare facilities. Charged with the responsibility of ensuring that all equipment, medical devices, and consumables required by doctors to carry out procedures in the operating room are sterile, the department is critical…

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Difficulties of Reprocessing Endoscopes

According to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE, 2008), the proper reprocessing of endoscopes and accompanied accessories is vital to the patient’s safety and health in treatment. The Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Inc. (SNGA) and the ASGE have supported research that improves the design, reprocessing, and verification for cleaning endoscopes to a…