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central service technician
why choose central service technician?
- skilled central service technicians are vital to patient safety and assume an important role in patient care by preventing exposure to infectious disease.
- use your strong attention to detail to ensure the quality of medical supplies used in patient care.
2600 west 5th street
marshfield, wi 54449
length of program: short term
start dates: spring
start at any time or location by taking general education courses.
what you'll learn
mid-state’s hands-on central service technician program prepares students to work with supplies and equipment related to surgery, obstetrics, emergency departments, and other patient care settings. effective communication is vital within this multi-service area.
the curriculum includes online instruction, lab, and clinical experience. the clinical portion of the course places students at a minimum of two sites. students learn the principles of standard precautions, asepsis, disinfection, and sterilization procedures. course completion leads to a technical diploma and eligibility for certification exams.
estimated entire program cost
cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.
- Tuition & Fees: $2,587.41
- books: $1,040.10
- supplies, uniforms, and/or exams: $250.00
- total estimated cost: $3,877.51
financial aid eligibility
this program is eligible for prorated financial aid based on length of program and/or number of credits. aid may not be enough to cover all program costs.
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kelly altmann, bsn, rn
kelly is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from viterbo college and over 25 years of teaching experience at mid-state. she is also a certified nurse operating room (cnor) and has worked in both circulating and scrub roles. kelly serves on the board of the association of perioperative registered nurses chapter.
“i love seeing the transition of our future healthcare workers as they grow in knowledge and skills in the operating room and gain leadership skills to become confident individuals.”
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take the next step
“the central service technician program at mid-state taught me the importance of sterility in the medical environment. it gave me the opportunity to physically perform the duties in and out of the operating room.”
choose your path
career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.
transfer • dual credit • credit for prior learning