The Library was established in August 2016. At that time the information below reflects the status of the program.
Institution/s with this Certificate program: Nashville State Community College
Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title:
Technical Certificate (C1) in Central Processing Technology (17 SCH)
CIP Code: 51.1012 SOC Code/s:
The Central Processing Technology program is an educational experience that produces competent entry-level central processing technicians in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains and prepares them to successfully complete the certification exam of their choice. The program provides the qualified and motivated applicant with experiences in a learner-centered environment that is supportive and responsive to their individual needs. Learning experiences are facilitated by qualified faculty and/or preceptors and are designed to help the student learn to independently apply sound theory to practice.
Recognize elements of good patient care and prioritize them before less important elements in the surgical support setting; Behave professionally in a stressful environment with demanding personalities while remaining calm and focused; and Accurately plan for and perform duties of a central processing technician in common surgical support roles
Professional Accrediting Body: If applicable
State Agency/Entity Oversight: If applicable
Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded: If applicable
(Specify whether the credential is awarded as a component of the degree/certificate or if it is optional, meaning that the student is prepared and eligible to take the test for the credential. Also, each course summary form should identify whether the course contributes to the opportunity to earn a specific credential.)
Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT): (Which courses are projected to align with TCAT programs?)