The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) is the premier association representing healthcare 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 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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Join a Membership of 40,000 Strong (and Growing!)
You may join or renew your membership with HSPA online or submit your paper statement to HSPA by fax or mail.
Please note: If you are certified through HSPA, please see the Certification Payments section to include your membership fees with your renewal.
Shared Benefits for Individuals with Membership and/or Certification
Participate in a professional association of more than 40,000 other SP colleagues
PROCESS magazine delivered bi-monthly
Insights e-newsletter delivered bi-monthly
Exclusive Benefits for Individuals with Membership
Digital access to current and archived issues of PROCESS and Insights
Access to member-only sections of the website
Participation in the online HSPA Discussion Forum
Discounts on HSPA education publications
Savings on online continuing education lesson plans
Reduced registration fees for the HSPA Annual Conference & Expo
Opportunities to participate on HSPA committees
Opportunities to participate in HSPA leadership roles
A vote in HSPA elections, bylaws changes, and other issues
Eligibility for awards recognizing SP accomplishments
Are you Certified without Membership but Want to Participate More with HSPA?
Consider adding membership to your account and begin receiving exclusive member benefits when you call 800.962.8274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. By adding $10 to your annual renewal, you will gain access to all benefits for members.
The Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA) is committed to providing its members with information and access. Please read the HSPA Annual Reports to the Membership to learn about the activities HSPA has undertaken to ensure that it remains vested in the interests of the membership.
Both the HSPA Membership Minutes and the Annual Reports are available to all HSPA members. Please log in to view.
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.