Are you reprocessing your instrument containers correctly?

Instrument containers serve a critical function in the surgical department. Staff must take the time needed to properly care for them.

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CBSPD approved through December 31, 2025

HSPA approved through December 4, 2023

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the standards and guidance documents for container care
  2. Explain the importance of cleaning and decontaminating rigid containers after every use
  3. Describe the rigid container quality inspection process

About Instructor

Pamela Carter

Clinical Education Specialist, STERIS Corporation

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 4 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate

    The CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution) has pre-approved this in-service for one (1) contact hour for a period of five (5) years from the date of original publication. Successful completion of the lesson and post test must be documented by facility management and those records maintained by the individual until re-certification is required.


    For additional information regarding certification contact CBSPD – 148 Main Street, Suite C-1, Lebanon, NJ 08833


    HSPA (Healthcare Sterile Processing Association) has pre-approved this in-service for 1.0 Continuing Education Credits for a period of three years.

    For more information, direct any questions to Healthcare Purchasing News (941) 259-0832.