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Meet Our Instructor - Paul Chaffee
Maumee - Meet Our Instructor - Paul Chaffee

Paul Chaffee, BSHA, CRCST, CHL has spent 15 years as a sterile processing professional. Throughout his life, he has also demonstrated his leadership abilities as a boxing and grappling coach. By combining these two skill sets, Paul has been able to provide a creative, in-depth learning experience for central sterile processing technology students.

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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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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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Central Sterile Processing Technology | Stautzenberger College
Understanding the Important Role of the Sterile Processing Technician

Although surgeons, surgical technologists, nurses and anesthesiologists are often the more visible providers of safe and superior surgical care, there is a little known group of folks called Sterile Processing Techs who work behind the scenes to perform critical functions in infection control and support the delivery of excellent care and patient safety in today’s modern medical facilities and hospitals.

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