Of Critical Importance: Inspection of Surgical Instruments and Devices

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Of Critical Importance: Inspection of Surgical Instruments and Devices

Instrument inspection is a vital process that ensures that the many instruments and medical devices that are used every day function properly and are thoroughly cleaned so they be sterilized effectively. Packed with hands-on tips, practical examples and helpful insights, this short and concise program benefits all Central Service personnel.

Program Highlights

  • Points of inspection of the most common instruments

  • Common types of damage

  • Testing instrument blades for sharpness

  • Testing ratchets and release levers

  • Measuring instruments

  • Documentation requirements for damaged instruments

  • Following protocols for maintaining and repairing instruments

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Learning Objective

To outline in detail how to properly identify, inspect and test surgical instruments for cleanliness and function

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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

This program is offered at a discount for members of: