How Clean are Your Scopes?: Implementing the Latest Reprocessing Practices presented by Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp.

Tue. September 18| 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM |

After this session you’ll be able to:

  1. Discuss pathogens and bioburden caused by inadequate endoscope cleaning and disinfection.
  2. Identify the ideal space to adequately clean and sterilize endoscopes.
  3. Understand steps to avoid damage and costly repairs when cleaning endoscopes.


Why this is important:

During this session, Jeff Yates will provide the perioperative manager with not only a basic understanding of how an endoscope is handled in the OR, but the latest in endoscope cleaning best practices. He will take you from endoscope use in the OR to reprocessing through the central service department. Along this journey you will expand upon your current understanding of endoscope cleaning, decontamination, packaging, and traditional sterilization techniques used to prepare scope sets for procedures. Leave this presentation prepared to recognize components a successful endoscope repair contract.

CSSM

Track: General Interest Track

Registration Type: All Access Pass, OR Manager Conference Only


Session Sponsor

Sponsored by RichardWolf

Speakers

Jeff Yates

Jeff Yates

National Service Manager, US

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp.

Role: Speaker

Sydney Nye, MBA, BSN, RN

Sydney Nye, MBA, BSN, RN

Senior Market Manager, General Surgery and Reprocessing

Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp.

Role: Speaker