Supporting the Success of Instrument Reprocessing
Errors and breaches in instrument reprocessing may be avoided by implementing recommended policies and procedures, regardless of the method of sterilization and disinfection used.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the importance of following manufacturer directors for use during sterilization and disinfection.
- Identify an appropriate sterilization protocol.
- Explain how to monitor sterilization processes.
- Discuss strategies for addressing infection control breaches.
This course was issued in July/August 2019 issue and expires August 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.