The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD) is committed to the certification of healthcare sterile processing and distribution personnel regardless of their workplace setting. Certification provides internationally recognized competency-based measurable standards. The objectives of the certification program are to:
To promote the education of healthcare sterile processing and distribution personnel through certification to ensure safe and effective levels of practice to protect the public.
To recognize healthcare sterile processing and distribution personnel who have achieved certification having met measurable standards for the profession.
To promote continuing education for those individuals working in the healthcare sterile processing and distribution profession.
To encourage re-certification by those individuals previously recognized as certified.
To maintain a publicly accessible certification registry of healthcare sterile processing and distribution personnel.
To promote professional accountability for healthcare sterile processing and distribution personnel.
Martinson College offers an accelerated fast track program for the Sterile Processing Technician course. We offer weekday, evening, weekend, online and FusionPlus+ hybrid classes available to fit any schedule. This program will prepare you to take the CBSPD's Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician certification exam.
Please note that CBSPD does not require 400 hours of volunteer work to be FULLY certified. You are eligible for certification after graduating from this program.