Course Material

Training Program

Program Overview

Course Material

Sterile Processing
Training Program

SPECT's training program is designed for health care workers responsible for infection prevention and sterile processing practices, including cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and storing of surgical instruments.

Our course is comprised of PowerPoint presentations, hands-on practical demonstrations and peer-to-peer training activities. It's modified to be culturally and contextually appropriate for each country we work with.

Program Objectives

Course Objectives


Communicate foundational steps of the sterile processing cycle.


Review the scientific-based evidence that internationally recommended guidelines are based upon.


Explain proper care and handling of surgical instruments, from point-of-use to sterile storage and transportation.


Address context specific challenges and concerns of health care workers.


Provide health care workers with an opportunity to teach others and receive constructive feedback on their teaching skills.