Sterile Processing Technician

Career Diploma Accredited

Sterile Processing Training for Your Employees

The Sterile Processing Technician Career Diploma Program effectively equips workers with the skills, fundamental practices, and procedures of aseptic technique to prevent the exposure and transmission of infectious agents and contaminants. Aligned to employer needs and the leading industry-recognized exams, the program includes 12 courses, sequenced for learner success.

  • Prepares learners to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM).
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your learners successfully progress through training.
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Online
Self Paced
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Exam Preparation

Prepare your employees for the following certification exam:

  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)

Sterile Processing Online Training Curriculum 


Average completion time: 7-11 mo

Aligned with industry standards, Penn Foster's Sterile Processing Technician Career Diploma is designed to prepare learners to become certified sterile processing technicians. Online courses include:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology & Body Systems
  • Aseptic Technique
  • Disinfection Techniques
  • HIPAA Regulations & Patient Privacy
  • Surgical & Complex Surgical Instruments
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Quality Assurance & Record Keeping

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As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 
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Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, any where  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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