The AAMI Credentials Institute (ACI) awards certification credentials to professionals in healthcare technology and industry. Over the years, AAMI has certified more than 8,800 professionals in close to 40 countries. As healthcare becomes more complex, certification is one way to demonstrate and showcase competencies. It strengthens the public confidence in safer healthcare systems. Professionals seek certification as a way of:
Certification helps to highlight a professional's ability to provide quality and trustworthy service.
To get started, view the ACI Certification Handbook.
Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician
Healthcare technology management professionals that desire a CBET certification are expected to have experience in a wide range of electromechanical devices, computers, networks, and software used in the delivery of healthcare.
Certified Radiological Equipment Specialist
Healthcare technology management professionals that desire a CRES certification are expected to have experience in a wide range of medical imaging modalities, electromechanical devices, computers, networks, and software used in the delivery of healthcare.
Certified Healthcare Technology Manager
A CHTM is a person responsible for planning and directing activities of other HTM professionals, monitoring their work, and taking corrective actions when necessary. This certification covers two major areas in HTM: management of health technology operations and management of personnel.
Certified Industrial Sterilization Specialist (ethylene oxide, moist heat, radiation)
A CISS is a person who understands the principles of sterilization process development, validation, control, and management as part of the manufacturing of healthcare products. They have expertise in the science of sterilization, knowledge of sterilization processing, quality management systems, risk management and regulatory requirements.
Certified Associate in Biomedical Technology
A certified associate in biomedical technology is an individual who is planning to enter the HTM field and looking to earn an entry level certification to kick-start their career. In a work setting, this professional will be responsible for scheduled technology maintenance, supporting senior technicians, incoming/routine inspections on new equipment, and minor troubleshooting.