Regular testing for the CER exam will end August 22, 2022.
The Pilot exam will take place September 1 - 15, 2022, and regular testing will resume on January 2, 2023.
Please note: Test results for the CER pilot exam will be released by January, 2023.

HSPA: Instrumental to Patient Care

The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) is the premier association representing Sterile Processing (SP) professionals worldwide. Because SP professionals are responsible for cleaning, decontaminating, sterilizing, and distributing medical and surgical instrumentation, they are among the most vital contributors to the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care. For more than 60 years, HSPA (formerly IAHCSMM) has been providing these professionals with the broadest range of certification and continuing education offerings available, along with the unsurpassed support that only a full-service membership organization can bring.

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This commitment to advancing Sterile Processing (SP) knowledge, skill sets and professionalism is why over 40,000 members and certification holders rely on HSPA to keep them sharp, focused and abreast of the very latest standards, best practices and technological advancements impacting the SP profession.