Certification Preparation Class

for Supervisors And Managers - CHL

$350 per license

Steps to begin your Course

  1. Click Enroll Now
  2. Create an Account
  3. Click Catalog and choose CHL - Leadership for IAHCSMM
  4. Add to Cart and Purchase
  5. Student must purchase IAHCSMM CHL manual and workbook from IAHCSMM.
  6. Student must apply for certification exam and submit exam fee to IAHCSMM before taking “real” certification exam.
  7. Student must have current CRCST certification.

Syllabus: 17 Week Course

24 Lectures
24 Chapter Tests
6 Chapter Tests

  • A passing grade of 70 is set and results will be given at the end of the exam
  • You will receive a certificate of completion once you have fully completed this course.
  • Advantage will also provide you with a competency report upon request.

Please contact Monique Boudreaux at Monique.B@advnash.com




Supervisors and Management Certification is for persons who want to become a certified leader in a Central Sterile Processing Department. You must be or have been employed in the healthcare industry and have served in one or more such positions or have an interest therein:

  • A person who (a) supervises (has supervised) two or more individuals;
  • has (had) job duties that are (were) at least 60 percent supervisory in nature
  • or participated in such tasks as scheduling, training, interviewing, disciplining, inspecting, and conducting performance reviews;
  • making decisions and judgment calls while performing daily duties and with input on hiring and firing decisions within a department or
  • serves (has served) in a human resources or other staff position involving training or another area of support may apply.



Each participant will have an IAHCSMM manual. There are 25 chapters in the Central Service Leadership manual. These include:

Part 1: Leadership Essentials

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Central Service Leadership
  • Chapter 2: Central Service Leaders Manage a Complex System
  • Chapter 3: Central Service Leaders and Business Terminology
  • Chapter 4: Central Service Leaders Have Critical Responsibilities
  • Chapter 5: Central Service Leaders and Communication
  • Chapter 6: Central Service Leaders and Human Resources Management
  • Chapter 7: Central Service Leaders: Facilitating and Coaching Employees
  • Chapter 8: Central Service Leaders and Staff Development
  • Chapter 9: Central Service Leaders and Financial Management
  • Chapter 10: Central Service Leaders and The Joint Commission
  • Chapter 11: Central Service Leaders and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Chapter 12: Central Service Leaders and Legal Considerations
  • Chapter 13: Central Service Leaders and Quality
  • Chapter 14: Central Service Leaders and Bench marking
  • Chapter 15: Central Service Leaders and Infection Prevention
  • Chapter 16: Central Service Leaders Maintain Positive Operating Room Relationships
  • Chapter 17: Central Service Leaders and Safety, Emergency Planning and Disaster Preparedness
  • Chapter 18: Central Service Leaders and Construction Projects

Part 2: Technical Essentials

  • Chapter 19: Technical Essentials: Work Areas and Work Flow
  • Chapter 20: Technical Essentials: Decontamination
  • Chapter 21: Technical Essentials: Instruments, Assembly and Packaging
  • Chapter 22: Technical Essentials: Steam Sterilization
  • Chapter 23: Technical Essentials: Sterile Storage and Distribution
  • Chapter 24: Central Service Leaders: Purchasing and Inventory Management
  • Chapter 25: Central Service Leaders and Healthcare Information Systems

Before you sit for CHL Certification