Of Critical Importance: Best Practices for High-Level Disinfection

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Of Critical Importance: Best Practices for High-Level Disinfection

The fact is, every time a patient undergoes a procedure in a healthcare facility they run the risk of infection. The good news is…proper high-level disinfection practices can reduce that risk!
Created in 2018 and featuring renowned expert, Cori Ofstead, MSPH, this program discusses the best practices, based upon industry standards, to meet these reprocessing challenges.

Program Highlights

Performing high-level disinfection is no easy task. It requires attention to detail every step of the way. Topics covered in this program include:

  • Cleaning protocols

  • Visual inspection

  • Cleaning verification test

  • Selecting and preparing chemicals

  • Soak/Contact/Exposure time

  • Rinsing

  • Drying

  • Transportation/Storage

  • Documentation

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Learning Objective

Educate staff on best practices for an effective high-level disinfection process

Quote Author

IAHCSMM’s high-level disinfection video explores critically-important topics related to the correct use of HLD, which is essential to protect employees and ensure patient safety. -- Cori L. Ofstead

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 Education Director

Cori L. Ofstead, MSPH
President and CEO
Ofstead & Associates

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