Currently there is no state or federal licensure requirement to gain employment as a Sterile Processing Technician. While not a requirement for employment ,certification certification is endorsed by the American Society of Hospital Central Supply Professionals (www.ashcsp.org) by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) (www.sterileprocessing.org) and the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) (www.iahcsmm.org) Students are eligible to take the exam (CSPDT--Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician) if they complete a Central Service/SPD Training Course with a passing grade of 70 percent or higher. However, certification requirement for taking and passing this examination are not controlled by AlliedIPS but outside agencies and are to change without notice. Therefore, AlliedIPS cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take this certification exam, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment. AlliedIPS is an authorized Training Center and issue out certificate of completion to students at the end of successful and complete training for the CBSPD board exam.
- Allied Institute of Professional Studies is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
- Allied Institute of Professional Studies is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.
Satisfactory Program Progress Table---Certificate-level