Confident Certification™ Ep. 15 – When Certification Plans Go Awry: Failure as Feedback

Things don’t always go according to plan when it comes to studying for or teaching students ahead of their professional certification test. What do you do when you put in all that work studying but still end up failing on the big day? Host Sarah B. Cruz has been there, and shares her tips for bouncing back after an unsuccessful certification attempt. Learn how to reframe failure as an opportunity for growth and use it to fuel your motivation to succeed next time. Tune in to hear Sarah’s uplifting perspective and practical advice for turning your certification setback into a springboard for future success!

Over the next 52 weeks, Sarah and special guests from around the industry will provide tangible tools to build your test prep confidence, understand the challenges that technicians encounter as they study, and equip every member of the Sterile Processing team to be the best advocates they can be for professional development. New episodes of Confident Certification™ will release each Tuesday on Beyond Clean channels. For the best listening experience, download the Beyond Clean mobile app on Apple ( and Android ( devices.

This series is an innovative educational experience created to help you, your students, and your coworkers ace your Sterile Processing certification with confidence! Special thanks to our Year 1 sponsor Aesculap (US) for making this series possible! If you have thoughts or feedback on this new show, please email us at



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