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Sterile Processing Technician Programs in Richmond, VA

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The Sterile Processing Technician is properly trained to handle surgical instruments and understand microbiology and infection control methods. Learn all of this and more at FORTIS Sterile Processing Tech schools in Richmond.

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 to clean and sterilize medical instruments and to understand 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.

As a graduate of the FORTIS sterile processing technician training program, students will have the training needed to take the exam for national certification as a Central Sterile Processing Technician. They will be prepared by entry-level positions in hospitals, physicians' offices, inpatient and outpatient clinics, diagnostic centers and many more exciting opportunities.

Become a Sterile Processing Technician at FORTIS in Richmond, VA

If you are interested in playing a major behind-the-scenes role in surgical facilities and hospitals, then FORTIS can train you to become a Sterile Processing Technician.  Our sterile processing training programs are taught at select FORTIS campuses in Virginia, Ohio, Texas and Tennessee.  Call FORTIS today to schedule a campus visit or click here to request more information on our Sterile Processing Tech schools at our campus locations across the country. 

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