CSCT curriculum supports and builds the core competencies of highly skilled professionals responsible for cleaning in high-stakes surgical and procedure environments. Training emphasizes the importance of on-the-job performance and deepened self-awareness of working in the complex surgical environment. It includes surgical suite infection prevention; cleaning and disinfecting: problem solving; communication; and the impact on patient outcomes.
- Execute proper sterile room cleaning and disinfecting techniques.
- Practice standard operating room procedures and protocols to prevent transmission of pathogens.
- Apply critical-thinking and decision-making skills specific to the operating room.
- Communicate effectively with colleagues (nurses, surgeons, and facility teams).