2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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AHE 195 - Sterile Processing II

4 Credits
Course covers assembly and packaging guidelines and procedures, and point-of-use processing standards and recommended practices. Additional topics include high temperature sterilization procedures, types of steam sterilizers, low-temperature sterilization procedures and sterile storage, and transportation guidelines.  
Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AHE 194.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate correct assembly, packaging, and wrapping of medical devices and surgical supplies in preparation for appropriate sterilization process and/or distribution.  
  2. Safely select and perform proper sterilization techniques, validate sterility assurance level monitoring, and maintain sterilization integrity during storage.
  3. Apply the principles of inventory control, sterile storage, and distribution of supplies.

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