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Surgical Sterile Instrument Processing (Centralized Sterile Processing)

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Learning Objectives

  • Define sterilization terms (bioburden, disinfection, antiseptic, etc.)
  • Differentiate between the types of cleaning solutions, disinfectants, antiseptics, and water
  • Explain how to use wraps, pouches, packaging, and labels
  • Discuss appropriate implementations of immediate use steam sterilization (IUSS)
  • Explain how to appropriate transport equipment
  • Describe how to load a sterilizer

Course Description

This course explores the various steps and efforts involved in centralized sterile processing, covering vocabulary, best practices, and procedures.

Course at a Glance

target audience icon Target Learners:

Endoscope Reprocessing Technicians

time to complete icon Average Completion Time:

20–30 Minutes

contributor icon Co-development Partner(s):

Banner Health

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