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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 51.1012

Title: Sterile Processing Technology/Technician.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals to clean, sterilize, and assemble surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies for use in operating rooms and other medical and surgical facilities. Includes instruction in sterilization; infection control; decontamination; and surgical instrumentation processing, distribution, and record-keeping. See also: 51.0909) Surgical Technology/Technologist.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
51.1012 Sterile Processing Technology/Technician. No substantive changes 51.1012 Sterile Processing Technology/Technician.
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