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Healthcare Sector Skill Council

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Central Sterile Supply Department

Central Sterile Supply Department

Course Overview

This course will provide the essential skills required to work in a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD). 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

Minimum eligibility is 10+2 from Central or State board

Program Duration

One year (6 months theory classes and 6 months hospital training)

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy with blended approach and in line with global practice
  • Appropriate interplay of course work and clinical work
  • Continuous Internal Assessment of students
  • Weekly tests / Monthly exams
  • Project Work & Group Work
  • Practical / viva
  • Students are encouraged for self-directed learning

Course Content

  • 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

WHO CAN JOIN ?

  • After 10+2
  • Graduates