SPSmedical awards 3 Scholarships per month! Applications are available under resources found below. To qualify, applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience in the department and provide a letter of recommendation from a supervisor, manager or vendor. This scholarship covers all educational materials required to complete an accredited self-study certification program of the applicant's choice and the exam cost. At this time, scholarships are only available to healthcare workers in the US and Canada.
Please fax or mail applications and/or questions to the attention of the "Education Department."
Why certification? It is of vital importance that there is an ongoing process for knowledge and certification of professionals involved in cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and distribution of sterile supplies. Certification provides personal identity, ongoing learning and professional development. SPSmedical supports educational development and competency based certification for sterile processing personnel.
Applicants have a choice of organization for certification:
The International Association of Healthcare Materials Management (IAHCSMM)