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Welcome to SVSTI! Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course

Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course

Where We care about your success

SVSTI San jose

About Us

Dedicated Educators

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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 within our Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course. 


Silicon Valley Surgi-Tech Institue

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  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 in San Jose.  

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Our Mission

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SVSTI in San Jose 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. 




SVSTI Sterile Processing Video

Become a crucial member of the medical community in as little as 10-12 weeks. San Jose Sterile Processing Certification Course.

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We care about your success! SVSTI is located in San Jose but our School serves the Bay Area. 

Sterile Processing & Surgical Tech School

Additional Information

SVSTI offers an education program for Sterile processing & Surgical Technology 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 are an approved Course through CBSPD and you can locate our Institute on their website at http://www.sterileprocessing.org/courses/courses1.htm



 We take pride in helping our students achieve success. 

We are currently operating as exempt from the BPPE non accredited operational license until approved to operate. We are Better Business Bureau Accredited.


 A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by Calling (888)370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet Web Site www.bppe.ca.gov . 

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SVSTI Requirements for enrollment & Externship

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High School Diploma

You will need a copy of your high school diploma/equivalent or college transcripts for the Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course.  If you graduated school in a foreign Country you will need to have them verified and/or translated to English. 

Immunizations needed before placement of Externship

  

Immunization/Screening requirements for Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course

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.

9.Passport Photo- Surg Tech only (do not need until ready for Extern)

Photo ID

Both the Surgical Technology Program & Sterile Processing Course require 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) If you do not pass drug test you will not be placed at a clinical site and could be dropped from the Surgical Technology Program and/or the Sterile Processing Course. 

Background

You might be required to have a background check before placement. (depends on site)  If you do not pass drug test you will not be placed at a clinical site and could be dropped from the Surgical Technology program and/or Sterile Processing Course

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

Additional Information and Graduation Requirements

Additional Information

Welcome to SVSTI in San Jose. We are delighted you have chosen our facility and the Surgical Technology Program and/or the Sterile Processing Course 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 & Surgical Technology. 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 approximately 300 instructional hours for Sterile Processing and approximately 1500 instructional hours for Surgical Technology. Campus-based instruction includes competencies, applications, laboratories, and externship. 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 syllabus. 


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

Graduation Requirements



  · Must receive a minimum of 70% or higher for 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 and documents turned in signed.

· Must complete all required coursework on the online platform.

· 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, Wednesday, Friday 9am-9pm

Tuesday & Thursday 10am- 5pm 

Facility tours and admissions are available by appointment 

Saturday: By appointment only

Sunday: Closed

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Important documents

  

A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by Calling (888)370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s internet Web Site www.bppe.ca.gov .