The Principles of Cleaning and Decontamination of Medical Devices
Free CE eLearning Course
Cleaning and decontaminating medical devices is a very complex, two-step process beginning with cleaning and followed by a microbial step. Whether in a very large facility with a lot of automated equipment or one that does not rely on automation, the goal of safe handling must be the same for all.
1.0 CE Hours Approved by: CBRN, CBSPD & IAHCSMM
What Will I Learn?
This course will introduce you to the principles of cleaning and decontamination of medical devices concentrating on the decontamination area of a CS department and discuss factors that impact these principles.
Upon completion of this FREE CE elearning course, the participant should be able to:
- Define Cleaning & Decontamination.
- Understand the different Methods of Cleaning and Decontamination.
- Apply the Principles behind each Method.
- Relate various guidelines and recommended practices that play a support role in the decontamination process and why.