Rigid endoscopy has become increasingly popular today as new minimally invasive techniques are being introduced and accepted. Instrumentation is becoming more sophisticated and patients are demanding less invasive procedures. To ensure patient safety and provide cost-effective, high quality services, healthcare professionals must understand rigid endoscope technology and the proper reprocessing of these devices.
1.0 CE Hours Approved by: CBRN, CBSPD & IAHCSMM
What Will I Learn?
This study guide will discuss the evolution and trends driving endoscopy today, the types and components of rigid endoscopes, and the care and handling of these devices.
Upon completion of this study guide program, the participant should be able to:
1. Review the major components of rigid endoscopes.
2. Discuss the proper care of rigid scopes when reprocessing.