The Science of Speed

Biological indicators (BIs) are an important part of a quality control system for hospital sterilization processes.

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CBSPD approved through July 31, 2027.

HSPA approved through July 11, 2025.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review how biological indicators work.
  2. Understand how rapid readout biological indicators work.
  3. Discuss the recommended practices for use of biological indicators.

About the Instructor:

Craig Wallace

President, Wallace Sterilization Consulting, LLC

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 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.