Confident Certification™ Ep 3: The Alphabet Army – Why Certification is Important

Join the Confident Certification™ podcast this week as host Sarah B. Cruz interviews Sterile Processing legend Sharon Green Golden on her decades of experience and insights into certification! Learn how Sharon found her passion & niche in SPD, pursued certification later in her career, and became an educator shaping the next generation of #CleanFreaks. In this episode Sarah & Sharon discuss how being certified lifted Sharon’s career and allowed her to network and advocate for Sterile Processing professionals nationwide. Hear Sharon share advice on maintaining focus and promising yourself to become the expert patients deserve. We hope you can tune in for an inspirational episode showing why certification is about more than letters after your name – it’s about confidence, growth, and patient safety!

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!

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