Central Service Association

Of Iowa
SubscribeOur Next Seminar | April 17, 2021

About CSAI

The Central Service Association of Iowa has been providing education programming for Central Service Technicians and Managers since 1976. We currently hold two educational seminars per year. We hold a one day program in Iowa City in April and a two day program in Ames in late October. We offer CEU’s for CS Certification and Nursing CEU’s. We are affiliated with the International Association of HealthCare Central Service Material Management. At CSAI, we recognize the value of every person and every role. We are guided by our commitment to unite healthcare personnel & inspire excellence.

What we do

Our Services


What we offer

It is imperative that all Central Service professionals understand and use best practices as related to storage, cleaning, sterilization, and/or disinfection of instruments and reusable patient care equipment. Our seminars provide these professionals with the information needed to enhance their role in playing an integral part in safe patient care through best practices.

who can benefit

Our target audience is healthcare professionals including nurses, technicians, and Infection Preventionists who work in Central Service, Operating Rooms, Surgery Centers, GI/Endoscopy Centers, Medical/Dental Offices, and Quality/Risk Management. We provide Continuing Education credits for nurses, CBSPD & IAHCSMM technicians.

What Drives Us

Our Mission

To provide a high-quality, comprehensive, & meaningful education for healthcare professionals.

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management


Iowa Chapter

Educational Events

Saturday 4/17/2021 - Take Care of Instruments. They Take Care of Patients

4.0 CE Hours

April 17, 2021
8:00 AM – 12:45 PM Central Time

STERIS University, in partnership with IAHCSMM and AORN Chapters across the Midwest, is bringing this virtual live seminar to you. Learn your part in taking care of the instruments that take care of your patients.

What Will I Learn?

  • Point of Use of Medical Devices: Non-maleficence “Do No Harm” The Oath, Ethics, and Code of Conduct of our Professions
  • Steam Sterility Assurance Monitoring
  • Sterilization failure: How They Fit Into Your QMS Program
  • Wet Packs: How to Prevent Them Managers and Supervisors:

    Stream the live event in your department for your staff to earn CEs while working.