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Our Mission: "To assist individuals to acquire the knowledge to think, reason and foster continued competency"

Welcome to Sterile Processing "University", (SPU) LLC. This is a place for individuals wishing to learn the sterile processing profession or continuing their sterile processing education through approved Continuing Education programs.

Hello! Are you ready to learn like I did?

Certification is becoming more important than ever for sterile processing professionals. With the August 2004 law in New Jersey requiring all sterile processors to be certified, the emphasis on the importance of certification has emerged. Once certified, personnel must remain up-to-date (competent) in all areas of practice. This includes Roles and Responsibilities, Life Sciences (Anatomy / Physiology / Microbiology), Decontamination, Preparation Packaging, Sterilization, Sterile Storage, Inventory Control and Supply Distribution. This site will focus on these topics as well as management topics including fiscal and personnel management.

The continuing education programs on this site have been developed and contributed by a variety of sterile processing professionals, all of whom are certified.

Some of the advantages of continuing competency include:

  • Increased productivity, work quality
  • Increased promotability
  • Reduced turnover rates
  • Required by regulatory agencies (require documentation of training)
  • Increased job satisfaction
  • Increased customer satisfaction
All of these reasons are important today in healthcare. If there are topics you would like to see presented, let us know.

How to get CEUs

Sterile Processing University is lowering its fees for Continuing Education In-services. SPU recognizes that this is a tough economic time and sterile processing professionals have limited funds due to the rising costs of virtually everything. So, SPU is LOWERING the costs to make important Continuing Education programs more available. Take advantage of this new pricing while it lasts. Quality Continuing Education programs at new, lower costs. Another way that Sterile Processing University is helping to serve the sterile processing profession.

We offer 1.0, 1.25 & 1.5 CEU in-services. The price for all 1.0 & 1.25 CEU in-services is $10 each, for 1.5 CEU in-services, the price is $15 each.

Directions for getting started:

  1. View our In-service page.
  2. Click the name of the CEU in-service you wish to take (requires adobe acrobat reader, link is provided if you don't have it).
  3. View the in-service and then click on the link at the end to make your payment and take the on-line quiz. Results will be e-mailed to you within 24 hours.
  4. We will mail you a certificate upon passing within 7-10 days.
  5. Prices are reasonable and lower than the competition!

SPU Items for Sale
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Nearly 100 pages of Questions
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Nearly 190 Practice Questions
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NEW Instructional CD for Teaching
the Basics of Sterile Processing!

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Read about the website author, Nancy Chobin.

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or call Heidi at 1-201-937-1343.

Leave a message if she is not there, she will return calls promptly.

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 930am - 530pm, Eastern time.