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Of Critical Importance: Cleaning Protocols for Medical Instruments and Devices

As part of the Central Service Workflow, cleaning is the first and most critical step in breaking the chain of disease transmission; it can also be the most challenging. To ensure success, procedures, protocols and regulations must be strictly followed!

Program Highlights

  • Point of use cleaning

  • Initial inspection and preparation, including items or devices that must be repaired

  • Pre-treatment

  • Manual cleaning including appropriate cleaning agents, cleaning tools and proper disposal of chemicals

  • Mechanical cleaning including proper placement of trays/devices into equipment

  • Rinsing

  • Final inspection including lubrication protocols

  • Documentation requirements

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Learning Objective

Provide an overview of the cleaning process following proper procedures, protocols and regulations put forth by IAHCSMM, AAMI, OSHA, CDC, FDA and CMS

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

This program is offered at a discount for members of: