When the Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician™ (CSPT™) program, was launched, PTCB published an initial list of recognized education/training programs that partially fulfill an eligibility pathway for the CSPT (i.e. completion of a recognized program plus one year of experience). Recognition is granted to programs based on a review of program curricula as they relate to the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities defined in the 2017 CSPT job analysis. Through this review process, the PTCB Certification Council determined that all ABHES-accredited programs and many ASHP/ACPE-accredited programs are recognized for the purposes of CSPT eligibility. PTCB updates a list of recognized programs on our website approximately once a month.
ASHP/ACPE-accredited programs that seek recognition should begin the process by completing the following survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CSPTrecognition. ABHES-accredited programs are updated directly from that organization.
Other programs (i.e. those not accredited by ABHES or ASHP/ACPE) seeking recognition should begin the process by submitting a help center request.