It’s time to rethink steam sterilization




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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. IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management) has pre-approved this in-service for 1.0 Continuing Education Credits for a period of three years, until April 11, 2022. The approval number for this lesson is STERIS-HPN 191104. Learning Objectives
  1. Describe the conditioning phases of three steam sterilization cycles.
  2. Explain the considerations for selecting steam sterilization cycles.
  3. Identify a method to reconcile contradictory instructions for use.

About the Instructor:

Heide Ames

Product Manager, STERIS