The impact of sterile processing functions on hospital reimbursement




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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. IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) has pre-approved this in-service for 1.0 Continuing Education Credits for a period of three years, until February 6, 2022. The approval number for this lesson is STERIS-HPN 190602. Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe how healthcare facilities are paid.
  2. Explain how SPD functions are connected to reimbursements.
  3. Discuss key SPD activities that can improve reimbursement.

About the Instructors:

Sandra Beauclair

Senior Clinical Education Specialist, STERIS

Heide Ames

Product Manager, STERIS