CSSD Centre of Excellence
CSSD Centre of Excellence Program for Central Sterile Supply Services (CSSDs) program offers an opportunity for CSSD staff to share their experiences, be audited by an expert panel and participate in an APSIC and 3M Education Event.
We define a CSSD as a Center of Excellence when it fulfills the following strategic criteria:
- Delivers quality disinfection and sterilization services
- Committed to education and research
- Takes a leadership role to help and support other CSSD institutions in their implementation of CSSD education programs
- Follows the APSIC Self Assessment Framework and AAMI ST79:2010/A3:2012 (Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities)