March 2016
Healthcare Purchasing News;Mar2016, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p26
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The article offers information on the self-study lessons developed by STERIS and pre-approved by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) in the U.S. as of March 2016.


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