Earning a certificate in sterile instrument processing allows you to explore what it's like working in a healthcare setting while earning college credit.
Important Details About the Sterile Instrument Processing Certificate Program
For a limited time, the Care Forward Colorado program may cover your tuition, fees and materials for this certificate.
To be placed on the waitlist, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org with your Aims#, Aims email address, personal email address, physical address and phone number.
This program is offered twice a year, during the spring and fall semesters.
Class is online, with in-person labs on the Greeley Campus in the Allied Health building five days/week for three hours/day for the first five weeks of the semester. Then students complete a clinical rotation for 40 hours/week for 10 weeks.
Clinical sites can range from Cheyenne to Aurora and from Fort Morgan to Estes Park. Students may need to drive an hour in each direction to their clinical site each day. Clinical sites cannot be requested and personal schedules for work or daycare cannot be accommodated.
Two forms will also be required for entrance:
Please note: students need to be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to get onto the Sterile Processing waitlist.
A list of CPR classes that Aims Community College offers can be found on our Continuing Education website.