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FORTIS Sterile Processing Technician Program in Houston, TX

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The Sterile Processing Technician is properly trained to handle surgical instruments and understand microbiology and infection control methods.

The main duty of a Sterile Processing Technician is to ensure that instruments used by medical personnel are contaminant-free. In the Sterile Processing Technician program at FORTIS, students are instructed on proper techniques for cleaning and sterilizing medical instruments, as well as understanding microbiology and infection control methods. At FORTIS, students learn the proper names and categories of medical instruments, and how to properly transfer and store instruments to keep them contaminant-free. The program includes classroom study, practice in lab environments, and hands-on, real-world experience.

A graduate of the FORTIS Sterile Processing Technician training program will be eligible to take the exam for national certification as a Central Sterile Processing Technician. They will be prepared for entry-level employment in hospitals, physicians' offices, inpatient and outpatient clinics, diagnostic centers, and many more exciting opportunities.

Become a Sterile Processing Technician at FORTIS in Houston, TX

If you are interested in playing a major behind-the-scenes role in a surgical facility or hospital, then FORTIS can train you to become a Sterile Processing Technician. Our sterile processing training programs are taught at select FORTIS campuses in Texas, as well as other campus locations across the country. Call FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit or click here to request more information on our Sterile Processing Technician program in Houston.

Programs vary by state and campus. Not all programs are offered at all locations. Contact local campus for accreditation information.

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