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HSSSI ACADEMY
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No: 320022103062 Date:27-09-2010

The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)
NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA




The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD), formerly the NICHSPDP, is a non-profit Certification Board which plans, develops and administers competency-based "International" certification examinations for personnel performing cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and inventory management activities, regardless of the setting. The CBSPD is administered by a Board of Directors who have extensive expertise in the profession of healthcare sterile processing and distribution. In 1988 the NICHSPDP was organized and founded and is incorporated in the state of New Jersey. Since its inaugural examination in 1991, the CBSPD has credentialed over 31,000 personnel internationally. There are currently over 13,500 active certificants.




The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)

What is the CBSPD?

The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD), formerly the NICHSPDP, is a non-profit Certification Board which plans, develops and administers competency-based "International" certification examinations for personnel performing cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and inventory management activities, regardless of the setting. The CBSPD is administered by a Board of Directors who have extensive expertise in the profession of healthcare sterile processing and distribution. In 1988 the NICHSPDP was organized and founded and is incorporated in the state of New Jersey. Since its inaugural examination in 1991, the CBSPD has credentialed over 31,000 personnel internationally. There are currently over 13,500 active certificants.

Standards and Guidelines

The CBSPD’s Certification Program meets the American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association and National Council on Measurement in Education’s joint technical standards for testing. The program has been designed to comply with the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, which are the highest in the industry.

The CBSPD is a member of the the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE).

ACCREDITATION - The CBSPD's Technician certification is accredited by The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)...which is widely known as the "Source for Credentialing Solutions".

Purpose of Certification

The 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.

The CBSPD Certification Program

  • There are five levels of certification that the CBSPD offers; Technician, Surgical Instrument Specialist, Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor, Ambulatory Surgery Technician, and Management. The examinations for each level are given 4 times per year. Exams inside the U.S. are given on computer. For tests outside the U.S., exams are still given in paper/pencil format. For exact exam dates, The examinations are offered at test sites throughout the U.S. and internationally. There are now over 1,100 test sites throughout the U.S. and Canada to choose from. Special test sites can be established at any healthcare facility outside the U.S for the paper/pencil exams.
  • Upon successful completion of the examination, your certification remains valid for five years (not just ONE year like some other certification companies). No other organization offers this length of certification...and re-certification is very simple!


Cerificate example


Approval Letter of CBSPD to HSSSI Academy


Endorsement letter of CBSPD