Sterile Processing University (SPU) is a website created for individuals wishing to learn the sterile processing profession. In addition, the site provides approved Continuing Education programs which are regularly updated for sterile processing and flexible endoscope reprocessing personnel to continue their education and/or to obtain continuing credits towards re-certification. The site focuses on the knowledge and practices required when working in sterile processing or flexible endoscope reprocessing based on national standards (i.e. the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation [AAMI]).
SPU currently offers courses for the following certifications:
- Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Tech (CSPDT)
- Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER)
- Certified in Sterile Processing Management (CSPM)
- Certified Ambulatory Surgery Sterile Processing Technician (CASSPT)