This training course is for anyone interested in learning more about the reprocessing department. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the International Certification Examination. Iahcsmm.org/certification-menu/crcst-certification.html.
Congratulations class of Spring 2021! If you would like to join our online class then please email Harley Berlant at email@example.com. You can also register at the bottom of this webpage.
We have a new seminar taking place on Saturday July 10, 2021 at 8:30am. It is completely online!
Classes are from 8:30am to Noon every Saturday. And on Mondays from 6-9pm. We can schedule class during the week if it is a better time for everyone. No class on holidays.
This program is designed for any personnel employed in any aspect of Sterile Processing. SPD technicians, Supervisors, GI staff, Management of CS, Operating Room, Infection Prevention, or Endoscopy to better understand the cleaning process and all the factors involved in having clean medical devices. The sterilization department keeps everyone in the hospital safe.
Our next class is set to begin in Summer 2021 and will take place online.
Due to space constraints, we may accept only the first 20 applicants for each class.!All students will be notified of their acceptance.
How do I register for the class?
Option 1. Fill out the application form mail it in with the $200 registration fee.
Option 2. Fill out registration form at the bottom of the page and submit payment online.
How long is the class?
15-18 weeks depending on holidays.
How much is the class?
The registration is $200 and must be sent in with the application. The Tuition is $600 and can be paid off during the class.
Are there jobs available?
There are many jobs at this time. We will advise all students of recent openings at the time they become available. We are notified of openings before they are made public in open job boards. You must apply for any job you may want.
How much does a career in SPD pay?Locally they pay $10 - $16 per hour for a starting salary. The pay depends on experience and the size of the hospital. Certified applicants can get more, depending on the facility and the manager. There is an annual salary survey by SterileProcessing.org on the internet.
Can I work anywhere with a certification in SPD?
It is Internationally recognized certification.
Why should I attend the Seminar?Networking with others in the field. First notification of openings.Early exposure to what the field of SPD involves.
When do I need to start getting my continuing education credits for re-certification?
As soon as possible. Use a folder to save any and all educational programs you attend.
Can I get my CEU's/Points online?Yes! There are several sites to get them and many are free. You have to get them one at a time, but the major websites such as IAHCSMM.org and Sterileprocessing.org, have the most information on the subject. Some other websites for education are: SPSMedical.com and other companies such as Kimberly-Clark, KEM medical and 3M.
What if I lost my certificate?
Contact us with your graduation class, name, location and date and we will mail a copy of one out to you for $20.00.
Are all educational programs approved?
NO! Most unfortunately are not, so contact the organization ASAP and find out how to get them approved.
You can make a payment for the Sterile Processing Class here. You can pay the $200 deposit to reserve your spot or make payments as you go.