The science of speed: Today’s rapid readout biological indicators




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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 March 9, 2021. The approval number for this lesson is 3M-HPN 180903. Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the design and function of biological indicators.
  2. Understand how rapid readout biological indicator systems work.
  3. Discuss the recommended uses of biological indicators for sterilization monitoring.

About the Instructor:

Craig Wallace

Senior Technical Specialist, 3M Health Care