Trainee will learn in detail about the essential skills required to work in a hospital CSSD. Trainee shall be exposed to basics of sterilization, operations and handling of sterilizers, documentation, quality control and sterilization practices. The course shall also interlink and teach coordination of CSSD & Infection control. The CSSD Technician decontaminates, inspects, assembles and sterilizes instruments and surgical trays. The technician also manages inventory control, orders supplies, inspects, maintains, delivers and retrieves equipment and instruments for the surgery, emergency room and intensive care units. Other topics covered in this program include basic anatomy &physiology.

Eligibility Criteria

Senior Secondary / 12th / Intermediate/ PCB/ PCM/ from Recognized Board with 45% aggregate Marks.

Course Outline

Human anatomy and physiology
Introduction to central sterile supply department
Layout of central sterile supply department
Decontamination of equipment
Basic microbiology
Cleaning methods in the central sterilization department
Disinfection procedures
Sterilization processes
Packaging of products for sterilization
Quality assurance of sterilized equipment
Reuse of disposable medical devices
Biomedical waste management

Career Prospectives

Applicable to work in the career employment areas like doctor’s office with minor and major OT units, Government hospitals,ICU, Operation theatre.