The Implications of Residual Contamination on Flexible Endoscopes
Part 2: The Essentials Steps in Reprocessing
Flexible endoscopy has seen a huge revolution over the last fifty years, and there is a wide variety of devices available for medical and surgical procedures. Most of these devices are very complex and it is important to review the essential steps for reprocessing these devices.
1.0 CE Hours Approved by: ABCGN, CBRN, CBSPD & IAHCSMM
What Will I Learn?
This webinar is indented to review the essential steps when reprocessing endoscopes and varies medical devices used in endoscopy.
Upon completion of this CE webinar course, the participant should be able to:
1) Describe the changes in standards and guidelines for flexible endoscope reprocessing.
2) Explain the importance and essential steps in endoscope cleaning.
3) Describe the choices for flexible endoscope high level disinfection and sterilization.
4) Provide the outline a plan for quality control in endoscopy reprocessing.