Of Critical Importance: Sterilization Protocols

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Of Critical Importance: Sterilization Protocols

Sterilization is vital to ensure that critical devices and instruments used on patients are free from all microorganisms that may cause harm. Because there are many important steps in making sure an item is sterilized properly, this work requires a great deal of training, skill and attention to detail.

Program Highlights

  • Safety protocols

  • Selecting the proper method of sterilization based on compatibility with device and container

  • Preparing items for sterilization including inspection, packaging, loading and labeling

  • Using quality control and performance measures, including mechanical, chemical and biological indicators

  • Package labeling

  • Documentation requirements

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Learning Objective

To outline in detail the sterilization process for all critical equipment used during surgery and other invasive procedures

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Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • Approved for Continuing Education
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key
  • Glossary of Terms

Clinical Advisors

  • Natalie Lind, CRCST, CHL, FCS, IAHCSMM Educational Director

  • IAHCSMM Education Review Committee

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