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A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Monitoring Practices for Healthcare Facilities Part II: Terminal Low Temperature Sterilization

A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Monitoring Practices for Healthcare Facilities Part II: Terminal Low Temperature Sterilization

Speaker: Susan Flynn   Learning Objectives:   Discuss the low temperature sterilization methods available in healthcare facilities Discuss the different types…
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A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Practices for Healthcare Facilities: Part I

A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Practices for Healthcare Facilities: Part I

Speaker: Larry Talapa   Learning Objectives:    Discuss the different sterilization methods available in healthcare facilities Describe the recommended…
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Processing Flexible Endoscope: AORN's Updated Evidence-Based Guidelines

Processing Flexible Endoscope: AORN's Updated Evidence-Based Guidelines

Speaker: Rose Seavey    Learning Objectives: 1.Describe AORN’s current guidelines for processing flexible endoscopes  2. Identify steps to assist…
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What you need to know...Preparing for a Survey of Sterile Processing in the Ambulatory Environment

What you need to know...Preparing for a Survey of Sterile Processing in the Ambulatory Environment

Speaker: Jackie Daley   Learning Objectives:    Identify sterile processing standards and guidelines relevant to the ambulatory surgery setting. Describe…
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How Do You Define Clean? A Tale of Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing

How Do You Define Clean? A Tale of Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing

Speaker: Grace Thornhill   Learning Objectives: Explain the differences between cleaning, high-level disinfection and sterilization. Understand how ATP, protein,…
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The Cleaning Challenge: Best Practices and Verification Methods

The Cleaning Challenge: Best Practices and Verification Methods

Speaker: Sue Klacik       Learning Objectives: Describe the best practices for cleaning and decontamination Discuss cleaning methods Discuss…
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It's Survey Time! Preparing for TJC or CMS Accreditation Survey

It's Survey Time! Preparing for TJC or CMS Accreditation Survey

Speaker: Rose Seavey   Learning Objectives:    Discuss rationale and focus of a healthcare accreditation survey process. Discuss the latest requirements…
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A Day in the Life: Steam Sterilization Reprocessing

A Day in the Life: Steam Sterilization Reprocessing

Speakers: Dorthy Larson & Susan Flynn    Learning Objectives:    Review the daily processing steps in a Sterile Processing Department. Describe…
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Q and A from the 3M Tech Line

Q and A from the 3M Tech Line

Speakers:  Dorothy Larson & Sandra Velte   Learning Objectives:  Discuss hot topics from the 3M Sterilization Tech Line  Discuss solutions based on…
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Improving the Quality Control of Flexible GI Endoscope Reprocessing

Improving the Quality Control of Flexible GI Endoscope Reprocessing

Speakers:  Grace Thornhill & Larry Talapa   Learning Objectives:     Present flexible endoscope reprocessing and the risk of…
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Ask The Experts

Ask The Experts

Speakers:   Mark Duro, CRCST, FCS  Sheryl Eder, MSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST, VHA-CM    Learning Objectives:    Discuss critical issues and…
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How Can Human Factors Engineering Concepts be Applied to Medical Device Reprocessing?

How Can Human Factors Engineering Concepts be Applied to Medical Device Reprocessing?

Speaker: Sue Klacik   Learning Objectives:  Introduce the science of human factors. Discuss how human factors impacts medical device design. Demonstrate how human…
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Safe and Effective Use of Ethylene Oxide

Safe and Effective Use of Ethylene Oxide

Speaker: Larry Talapa      Learning Objectives:  Review improvements recently implemented for the control of CRE transmissions with the use of ethylene…
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Sterile Processing in the ASC Environment - Are you ready for a survey?

Sterile Processing in the ASC Environment - Are you ready for a survey?

Speaker:   Cynthia Spry     Learning Objectives:    Identify sterile processing standards and guidelines relevant to the ambulatory surgery…
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Introduction to the new AAMI ST91 Flexible and Semi-Rigid Endoscope Processing in HC Facilities

Introduction to the new AAMI ST91 Flexible and Semi-Rigid Endoscope Processing in HC Facilities

Speaker: Nancy Chobin        Learning Objectives:   Outline the basic information included in the new AAMI ST91. Discuss the basics of…
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An Approach to Improve the Quality Control of Flexible GI Endoscope Reprocessing

An Approach to Improve the Quality Control of Flexible GI Endoscope Reprocessing

Speakers:   Grace Thornhill & Larry Talapa     Learning Objectives:   Summarize the current evidence related to risk of transmission of…
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Implementing a CS Staff Competency Assessment Program

Implementing a CS Staff Competency Assessment Program

Speaker: Lisa Huber   Learning Objectives:   Review the standards for competency assessment. Discuss the implementation of a competency assessment…
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Are you following me? A Surgical Instrument Tray Tracer

Are you following me? A Surgical Instrument Tray Tracer

Speaker: Mark Duro   Learning Objectives:  1. Understand how tracer methodology applies to sterile processing. 2. Discuss how IFU's, competencies and…
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IUSS - Follow the Standards or Get Cited!

IUSS - Follow the Standards or Get Cited!

  Speaker: Rose Seavey      Learning Objectives: Review the most current AORN and AAMI standards and recommended practices relating to…
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