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This course is designed to train aseptic practices to processing, maintenance and instrument technicians. Course work includes simple microbiology, including types and sources of contamination, and teaches skills to maintain aseptic conditions. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student to work in biomanufacturing industries and maintain sterility. Topics Include microbiology for the non-microbiologist, types of contamination, sources of contamination, preventing contamination, safety, egress, biohazards, design considerations, layout/work flow, materials, disposables, filtration, air flow, air changes, pressure differentials, HEPA filters, enhanced Electrical Filtrations (EEF) or biocidal filtration, disinfection, equipment, temperature, humidity, water, utilities, gowning, hygiene, attire, entry/exit procedures, gowning room behavior, supplies, techniques to reduce bioburden, cleanroom behavior, disinfection, materials, movement, turbulence, communication, housekeeping, and other “do’s and don’ts”, documentation, and post-activity briefings.