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Welcome to SVSTI
Sterile Processing in as little as 10 weeks

SVSTI San jose

About Us

Dedicated Educators

Our skilled, knowledgeable, and certified educators specialize in preparing students for the exciting field of medicine.

Skills training and core competencies are our focus for personal and professional growth in the medical field. 


Silicon Valley Surgi-Tech Institue

  We encourage the highest potential for each and every student. We strive for quality in every endeavor while committing to successfully meeting the needs of our students, staff and the professional medical community. 

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Our Mission

 SVSTI is committed to the success of our students by providing the curriculum and skills to pursue their goals of becoming active, sought after  participants in the medical community. 


 We are dedicated to helping students master communication skills, critical thinking, respect, accountability and personal responsibility. 


We support our students, educators, and our community by providing a safe environment, qualified graduates, and financially viable programs in the evolving field of medicine. 




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Become a crucial member of the medical community in as little as 10 weeks. 

Sterile Processing tech school/central service technician

Additional Information

SVSTI offers an education program for Sterile processing in San Jose. We offer a hands-on teaching experience that will prepare you for the CBSPD certification test to become a valuable part of the medical community. We are a one of a kind central service tech school in San Jose/ sterile processing tech school Bay Area. We take pride in helping our students achieve success. 

SVSTI Requirements for enrollment & Externship

High School Diploma

You will need a copy of your high school diploma or transcripts. If you have been to a college you can get those transcripts or if you have a GED we will need a copy of that. If you graduated school in a foreign Country you will need to have them translated. 

Immunizations needed before placement of Externship

  

Immunization/Screening requirements

These requirements are based on the California State Department of Health Services recommendations and clinical facility requirements. You will need to have completed the following immunizations and provide documentation to the program director. Titers will be drawn and if you are no longer immune, you must receive the immunization (or a booster). 

You must provide proof of all titers, titer results, and proof of immunizations received before you can begin an externship.

1. Tetanus/Diphtheria/whooping cough (TDaP) –Must show proof of vaccination within 10 years. 

-no proof will require a booster

2. Mantoux Test (PPD)- Two-step ppd test is required OR Gold interferon testing (is best option)

a. PPD antigen is injected; student must have area read 3 days after injection.

If positive, a chest x-ray will be taken.

b. If negative, a second PPD antigen is injected under the skin 4 days later

The 2nd test must be read 3 days after injection.

c. If positive, a chest x-ray will be taken. If negative, testing is complete. Do not have x-ray until 1 month before externship.

3. Measles/Mumps/Rubella- Titer is required, with numerical lab values.

-titer results must be turned in to program director. 

-If no immunity, immunization is required.

4. Hepatitis B- Titer is required, with numerical lab values.

-titer results must be turned in to program director. 

-If no immunity, immunization is required.

Students must complete 2 of 3 immunizations in series before start of externship.

5. Varicella (chicken pox)- A titer is required, with numerical lab values.

-titer results must be turned in to program director. 

-If no immunity, immunization is required.

6. Physical- a complete pre-work physical must be completed. This can be a simple note from your physician releasing you to be in good health for externship. 

7. CPR-Students must show proof of current BLS (Healthcare CPR) certification before start of externship. (we provide CPR class at SVSTI)

8. Influenza –Vaccination required during flu season or per site.

Photo ID

We will need a copy of your Drivers License or a State ID

Drug Test

You might be required by a clinical site to have a drug test before placement. (depends on site)

Background

You might be required to have SVSTI do a background check on you before placement. (depends on site)

Hands-on Lab that prepares you for the real world in the medical field.

Additional Information and Graduation Requirements

Additional Information

  

Welcome to SVSTI. We are delighted you have chosen our facility and programs as you begin your journey into the fascinating field of medicine. 

Our certified educators specialize in helping students master communication skills, critical thinking, respect, accountability and personal responsibility. We are committed to skills training and core competencies for personal and professional growth in the medical field. 

We encourage each and every student to reach their highest potential. We strive for quality in every endeavor, and commit to the success of our students, staff and the professional community. We are excited that you have chosen to join our professional family. 

  

SVSTI is committed to the success of our students by providing the curriculum and skills and education to pursue their goals of becoming active, sought after participants in the medical community.

We are dedicated to helping students master communication skills, critical thinking, respect, accountability and personal responsibility. 

We support our students, educators, and our community by providing a safe environment, qualified graduates, and financially viable programs in the evolving field of medicine. 

  

SVSTI offers blended programs for Sterile Processing. In a blended program students will be face to face on campus and utilize hands on learning for core competencies in combination with our online course platform. Campus-based instruction includes applications, laboratories, and externships. Online courses require a commitment to substantial independent study along with the access and participation of the platform. 

The online learning platform is accessible 24 hours per day, seven days per week. The course syllabus, material, assignments, participation post, and email will be through this online platform. 

The Student Success/ library is available onsite during regular business hours. The virtual library and other web-based resources will provide students with a comprehensive learning experience that enables them to master the course content outlined on the syllabi. 

Students are required to have sufficient technology and internet skills & access to complete online coursework successfully. 

  


· SVSTI does not guarantee job placement however, we do provide clinical placement as part of the curriculum which may lead to professional placement. 

· The online platform for material needed for coursework is provided, and book rental is available at no additional charge. 

   



Graduation Requirements

  · Must receive a minimum of 70% throughout program

· Must complete all requirements with student success

· Must pay tuition on time in order to be placed on externship and graduate on time. 

· All required cases/hours at the appointed facilities for externship must be completed successfully

· Must complete all required coursework on the online platform by fourth week.

· Must complete and pass the final exam with a score of 70% or higher. 

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SVSTI

1040 Park Ave. #C San Jose, California 95126 United States

(408) 883-9171

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm (By Appointment only right now)

Saturday - Sunday: By Appointment

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