2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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AHE 194 - Sterile Processing I

4.0 Credits
Course covers decontamination practices for point-of-use preparation and equipment transport, cleaning, decontamination, and disinfection practices for common instrumentation and equipment. Additional topics include equipment and tools used for the decontamination process and identification of standard and complex surgical instruments.  
Prerequisite Completion of or concurrent enrollment in AHE 192 and AHE 193.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe correct surgical sterile technique and how sterile processing procedures are guided by these principles.
  2. Identify common patient care equipment and equipment specific to the operating room.
  3. Describe and demonstrate correct decontamination and sterilization processes for surgical instrumentation and patient care equipment.

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