Ethylene oxide: Safe and effective low temperature sterilization

Ethylene oxide (EO) is the traditional gold standard for low-temperature sterilization with its robust process that can sterilize heat and moisture sensitive devices. 

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CBSPD approved through January 31, 2024.

HSPA approved through January 4, 2022.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the fundamentals of the ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization process.
  2. Understand the safety features of an EO sterilizer.
  3. Identify the safety standards that govern EO sterilizers.

About the Instructor:

Jeff Wiser

Technical Service Engineer, 3M Medical Solutions

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • Course Certificate

    The CBSPD (Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution) has pre-approved this in-service for one (1) contact hour for a period of five (5) years from the date of original publication. Successful completion of the lesson and post test must be documented by facility management and those records maintained by the individual until re-certification is required.


    For additional information regarding certification contact CBSPD – 148 Main Street, Suite C-1, Lebanon, NJ 08833


    HSPA (Healthcare Sterile Processing Association) has pre-approved this in-service for 1.0 Continuing Education Credits for a period of three years.

    For more information, direct any questions to Healthcare Purchasing News (941) 259-0832.

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