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 July 5, 2021. The approval number for this lesson is 3M-HPN 180507. www.iahcsmm.org
- Review the importance of device reprocessing in the clinic setting.
- Discuss the recommended quality control practices for table-top sterilizers provided in AAMI ST79.
- Review sterilization documentation considerations in the clinic setting.