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Getting certified in sterile processing ensures that you have the credentials that hospitals and medical offices are looking for when they’re hiring.
The New York Institute of Career Development’s online Sterile Processing Course is your pathway to this certification.
Our course prepares you to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) exam offered by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM). The IAHCSMM has been committed to providing healthcare professionals around the world with the tools needed to stay up-to-date on the latest standards, best practices, and technological advancements influencing the sterile processing profession.
You will gain access to a study guide to help you prepare for the real thing, at no added cost to you. And when you are ready to take the certification exam, we will pay for you to do that.
The certification exam will test your knowledge of the typical procedures and tasks that a sterile processing professional is expected to do. And you will feel confident that your Sterile Processing Course, along with the 400 hours of in-person work you are responsible for before taking the exam, will prepare you to get certified.
Armed with your certification, you’ll be ready to join this growing field. If you have additional questions about certification, give us a call at 1-800-239-9275.