Sterile Processing Technician
This program prepares graduates to enter the field of sterile processing. Sterile processors work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, and private offices, as well as for instrument and supply companies. This program focuses on cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and distribution of sterile supplies, instruments, and equipment used in various healthcare settings. Students will gain hands-on experience in a sterile processing department during the clinical portion of the program. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification exam.
Surgical Technology
A surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic technique and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, pathophysiology, surgical procedures, and implementation tools and technologies to facilitate a physician's performance of surgery. The surgical technologist works under the supervision of a surgeon to ensure that the operating room environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the operative procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Currently, the role of the surgical technologist is expanding to include other areas of surgery such as labor and delivery units, cardiac catheterization labs, outpatient surgery facilities, and for physicians in private practice.

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    • Certificate
      • Sterile Processing Technician
    • Locations
      • Baker College of Flint
      • Baker College of Jackson
      • Baker College of Muskegon
    • Associate of Applied Science
      • Surgical Technology
    • Locations
      • Baker College of Allen Park
      • Baker College of Cadillac
      • Baker College of Clinton Township
      • Baker College of Flint
      • Baker College of Jackson
      • Baker College of Muskegon
      • Baker College of Port Huron

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