STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

(SPT)

Start Date

January 4, 2021

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Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

9 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Start Date

January 4, 2021

More Start Dates
Length
The program length for day and evening classes may vary based on the number of scheduled hours per week. Holidays, school closings, and internship schedules may cause the program completion dates to vary as well.

9 Months

Schedule
The standard classroom schedule is provided here. The clinical internship schedule will vary based on the clinical site. Students must follow their assigned internship schedule, not the AIMS Education class schedule, academic calendar, or the observed holidays and breaks.

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 2:00pm

FSA
Federal student aid is not available for this program.

NO

Other Financial Assistance
Other financial aid options may be available for this program (scholarships, training grants, VA benefits, etc.). Please contact our financial aid department to learn more.

YES

Technical Standards for Sterile Processing Technician

In order to enroll in the Sterile Processing Technician program, students must be capable of meeting the technical standards listed below.

Observation

Students must be able to observe and fully participate in all areas of the curriculum. These observations and practices must be demonstrated in the lab and clinical setting as required by the facility.

Communication

Students must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with peers, faculty, and staff in various settings. Communication includes speaking, writing, reading, implying, and interpretation of monitoring parameters.

Sensory and Motor Coordination

Students must have motor and sensory abilities to perform laboratory and clinical functions. Sensory and motor require coordination of gross and fine movements, strength, and endurance.

Intellectual and Conceptual

Students must have the ability to absorb and process information required to complete the program. This will include critical thinking, clinical reasoning, troubleshooting, and problem solving.

Qualitative Abilities

Students are expected to be able to reason, measure, calculate, and analyze work processes and monitoring parameters.

Behavioral Attributes

Students are expected to have the capacity to develop respectful and acceptable relationships with peers, faculty, and staff at the clinical sites. 

Visit Our Campus

Take the first step in achieving your career goals by visiting the AIMS campus. During your school visit you'll get to meet one-on-one with an admissions specialist. They'll help you choose the right career path and answer any questions you have. You'll also get the chance to tour the AIMS campus, including all of our classrooms, medical labs, and student facilities.