Certified Instrument Specialist

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Certified Instrument Specialist

Elevate Your Career

To help CS professionals stay abreast of rapidly changing medical technology and prepare for advancement and leadership in the CS field, Central Sterilization Solutions is proud to offer a 14-week virtual, one day per week, Certified Instrument Specialist course. This course is not commonly offered throughout the industry.  You will be among the first CS professionals to take advantage of this new offering from CSS.

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Certification Required

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Certified Instrument Specialist (CIS)

A secondary certification for instrumentation.

5 Month Course

The course is held 14 weeks virtually, one day per week for 2 hours. An online (self-paced) option is also available for those who need more flexibility.

Advanced Instrument Certification

Increase your proficiency in the identification inspection and cleaning of medical instruments.

Technology changes, standards update & instrumentation evolves. The learning curve for Sterile Processing (SP) professionals is steep and ever-changing, and the demands set on technicians are ever-growing. This CIS certification program is designed to recognize individuals who have demonstrated the experience, knowledge, and skills necessary to provide competent services as an advanced instrument specialist in the SP department. Certified Instrument Specialists are essential members of the healthcare team responsible for demonstrating the knowledge and recognition of medical instruments and instrument support system functions necessary to help ensure the safe and timely delivery of surgical instruments to patients.




Prepare for advanced positions:


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CSS is offering an exclusive $1,000 savings for the CIS course. Click here to claim your promo code!

Pernel Husband, Course Instructor

Pernell Husband

CIS Instructor

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