For central service technicians who wish to sit for the certification exam, Nashville State Community College is pleased to offer a prep course for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification exam. The purpose of the virtual CRCST Exam Prep course will be to provide students with information necessary for successful completion of the exam. Upon successful completion, certification remains valid for one year.

June 2021 – April 2022 Schedule

Friday & Saturday, 8-11:30 AM via Zoom
Sept 10 & 11, 2021
Nov 12 & 13, 2021
Dec 10 & 11, 2021
Feb 11 & 12, 2022
Apr 8 & 9, 2022

Instructor: Genevieve El Chaer, AAS, CST, CSPDT
Ms. El Chaer is an experienced operating room surgical technologist, instructor of surgical technology, and certified central sterile processing technician.

Cost: $50.00 per student (textbook not included)
Students are required to purchase: Central Service Technical Manual (click book title to purchase online through NSCC Bookstore).

Required: Students will need a computer and email account to take this course virtually.

Registration: Register online through Workforce & Community Development at Nashville State Community College.

Email us at if you have any questions.