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Maumee Meet Our Instructor - Melanie Leath
Maumee Meet Our Instructor - Melanie Leath

Many people don't pursue their dream careers, but those who do often find the experience rewarding. Melanie Leath didn't think she would have the opportunity to enter the education field. However, she is now the program chair of our central sterile processing diploma program.

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Brecksville Meet Our Instructor - Lisa Rister
Brecksville Meet Our Instructor - Lisa Rister

No matter which state you're in, you'll find central sterile processing technicians in medical centers. Their work is pivotal to patient and medical staff safety. Lisa Rister can attest to this, as she has worked as a central sterile processing technician in five different states.

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A Day in the Life: Central Sterile Processing
A Day in the Life: Central Sterile Processing

Central sterile processing has always had an extremely important role in the hospital, but the COVID-19 has put a spotlight on cleanliness and disinfection.  Absolute adherence to regulations and standards, to keep both the staff and patients safe, are critical.  Some equipment that previously stayed on the hospital floors (such as patient records) is coming to sterile processing for cleaning and disinfecting.  Healthcare facilities have an i

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Melanie Discovered Her Passion for Sterile Processing
Melanie Discovered Her Passion for Sterile Processing

Who am I? My name is Melanie, but I prefer “Mel.” I am a leader, teacher, supervisor, counselor, and parent. I am also a sterile processing technician. I wear a lot of hats. Married for 25 years, I am a mother of four.

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Sterile processing technician | Stautzenberger College
Top 13 Jobs that Would Transition Perfectly into Sterile Processing

Last month, we covered the importance of a behind-the-scenes specialist in the medical industry called a sterile processing technician. In that blog, we talked about how these professionals save lives and prevent infections and yet have no interaction with the patients at all.

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No Patience for Patients | STAUTZENBERGER COLLEGE
No Patience for Patients? You Can Still Work in the Medical Field.

Think of the last time you or a loved one visited a hospital and came out in a better state of health. Who made that a great experience? Odds are, the doctors, nurses, medical assistants and anyone else who interacts with patients are the professionals who come to mind first.

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