(International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) is the credentialing association which provides certifications to Central Service and Sterile Processing professionals.
For over 35 years Purdue and IAHCSMM have partnered to provide training to the Central Service/Sterile Processing profession. Together, they have trained thousands throughout the United States and the world to provide safe, evidence-based, education in patient care to the profession.
Purdue currently offers the following programs:
- Certified Registered Central Sterile Tech (CRCST)
- Certification in Healthcare Leadership (CHL)
As well as additional self-study programs to maintain your certifications.