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Health Careers Education
Introduction to Central Service
This course is designed to provide information regarding the duties and
responsibilities of members of the central service area. The course will also
include legal and ethical concepts as they apply to central sterile technicians.
Lara Skaggs
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Distinguish between the different departments of central service.
-Explain the importance of registration and certification.
-Identify responsibilities for central service employees.
-Describe the organizational structure for central service staff.
-Identify basic communication skills needed to develop interpersonal relationships with patients, families, and team members.
-Identify regulatory agencies and their functions involved in central service.
-Identify legal and ethical responsibilities of the central service technician.
-Briefly describe future healthcare trends and explain ways central service personnel can adapt to meet these changes.
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