Workforce Credit Certificate Courses
Corequisite: HCP 0001. This course is designed to prepare students for employment in the surgical arena. The content includes, but is not limited to, central services departmental organization and function; basic anatomy, physiology, microbiology and chemistry related to central service activities; quality assurance; infection control and isolation techniques; principles of safety; principles, methods and controls of sterilization processes; cleaning, processing, packaging, distributing, storing, and inventory control of sterile goods, instruments, trays, and equipment; medical terminology; surgical instrumentation; basic computer skills, interpersonal and job seeking skills; fundamentals of communication; and procurement of supplies and equipment. Reinforcement of basic skills in English, mathematics and science appropriate for the job preparatory programs occurs through vocational classroom instruction and applied laboratory procedures or practice.