Tips on Instrument Processing – Facts You Want to Know!

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One of the risks in any procedure is the transmission of disease or infection. Thousands of patients in the United States have been impacted by inadequate infection control procedures which have led to potentially deadly illnesses. This review of the basic steps in instrument processing will give you the tools you need to be sure that your patients receive the excellent care that is the cornerstone of your practice.

Topics covered in this 1.5-hour review include the following:
Instrument processing
Monitoring of the sterilization process

Join Karen Gregory, RN as she provides this fast-paced infection control review which will present practical solutions to your infection control challenges.

At the completion of this session the attendee will:
• Explain Spaulding Classification
• Recall four critical (4) steps in instrument processing

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Lecturer – Karen has over 20 years’ of experience working in the outpatient environment, both at the front line delivering patient care and in the management arena. She is passionate about both employee and patient safety, and takes every possible opportunity to improve the quality of healthcare for all involved.

Karen is currently the Director of Compliance and Education for Total Medical Compliance where she develops compliance materials in addition to training consultants, as well as clients. She is a frequent speaker for professional organizations and at conferences nationwide on OSHA, HIPAA and Infection Control. Karen has been selected as a Hu-Friedy Key Opinion Leader, a consultant for SciCan,and is on the Editorial Review Board for the OSAP publication Infection Control in Practice and serves on the Board of Directors for OSAP.

Continuing Education

Total Medical Compliance is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.  Total Medical Compliance designates this activity for 1.5. continuing education credits. Entire course must be attended in full; no partial credit will be awarded.

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