Advanced sterile processing certification

Certification of your sterile processing program validates that your organization is meeting or exceeding standards in the management of sterile processing

DNV offers an advanced sterile processing certification that recognizes the high standards to which sterile processing departments maintain the sterility of their tools and environments for the safety of patients and staff, and overall improved patient health outcomes. 

Benefits of certification

DNV's advanced sterile processing certification:

  • Validates organizational compliance with accepted standards of sterile processing
  • Validates that the organization has a systematic approach to continuous quality improvement in sterile processing practices
  • Provides patients and their families with validation that their care team practices safe standards in sterile processing and recognizes the importance of maintaining a sterile environment for the health and safety of patients

Advanced sterile processing certification survey process 

DNV's advanced sterile processing certification survey team audits an organization's sterile processing program in the following areas:

  • Quality management system
  • Program management
  • Staffing management
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Multidisciplinary approach of all associated service lines

Our standards and requirements are available for download free of charge


Advanced sterile processing certification requirements


Advanced sterile processing certification brochure