Certification 3

Content & Composition of the Examination

The CCSVP exam will test your proficiency in these areas:

       • Introduction to the Central Service Department
       • CS Processes: Decontamination
       • CS Processes: Assembly & Packaging
       • CS Processes: Sterilization
       • Inventory Management/Distribution Systems & Vendor Relationships
       • The Impact of Regulations & Standards on CS

The exam is computer based and no writing instruments are needed (a written version of the exam is not available.) The test is comprised of 150 multiple choice questions and you will have 2.25 hours to complete the exam. Questions can be marked for review and answered or changed later in the exam. A 15 minute tutorial describing how to take the exam on the computer precedes the test and is also available online, here. For more information regarding the testing process please see the Certification Testing section.

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