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    On Demand Webinar: Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 Description: Tune in monthly and join HSPA’s Certification Department to hear program updates, ask questions regarding your application requirements, and chat with department leadership. This month will focus on certification hands-on experience requirements, and how to complete the experience section of the application for testing. Learning Objectives: 1. Understand how hands-on experience hours can be obtained for HSPA certifications 2. Identify who needs to complete the hands-on experience form and by what deadline 3. Analyze the benefits and value of gaining hands-on experience for achieving and demonstrating HSPA certification competencies 4. Apply the provided guidelines and resources to accurately document and submit hands-on experience hours

    On Demand Webinar: Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 

    Description: Tune in monthly and join HSPA’s Certification Department to hear program updates, ask questions regarding your application requirements, and chat with department leadership. This month will focus on certification hands-on experience requirements, and how to complete the experience section of the application for testing.

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Understand how hands-on experience hours can be obtained for HSPA certifications

    2. Identify who needs to complete the hands-on experience form and by what deadline

    3. Analyze the benefits and value of gaining hands-on experience for achieving and demonstrating HSPA certification competencies

    4. Apply the provided guidelines and resources to accurately document and submit hands-on experience hours


  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Join Monique Jelks, Brandon Gantt and Natalie Lind as they take advantage of the time and season of Gifts and Resolutions to discuss the importance of mentoring and the benefits to both the mentor and the mentee.

    On Demand Webinar: Thursday, November 21th, 2023 

    Join Monique Jelks, Brandon Gantt and Natalie Lind as they take advantage of the time and season of Gifts and Resolutions to discuss the importance of mentoring and the benefits to both the mentor and the mentee. 

    Guest Speakers: 

    Monique Jelks and Brandon Gantt


  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Understand the transmission of infection 2. Identify critical factors to consider before handling and transporting soiled medical devices 3. Review different scenarios and challenges Sterile Processing personnel can experience when transporting soiled medical devices

    As technicians become confident in their skills and begin looking for ways to grow and help others, training fellow staff members should be considered. This lesson discusses how technicians can effectively plan and present a training session.

    This lesson is set to expire February 29st, 2028

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Join our expert panel as they discuss best practices with daVinci reprocessing, Barry Bryant ST, CRCST, CIS, CHL, CER, Sterile Processing Manager, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, will share his facility’s successes with their daVinci program. Marcy Duffy, CSFA, CST, CRCST, Genesis Reprocessing Product Manager for Intuitive, will provide information about best practices related to daVinci processing systems. Join us for an information-filled program and an opportunity to ask questions of our guests. Guest Speakers: Marcy Duffy and Barry Bryant

    Live-Webinar: Thursday, November 9th, 2023 

    Join our expert panel as they discuss  best practices with daVinci reprocessing,  Barry Bryant ST, CRCST, CIS, CHL, CER, Sterile Processing Manager, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, will share his facility’s successes with their daVinci program.   Marcy Duffy, CSFA, CST, CRCST, Genesis Reprocessing Product Manager for Intuitive, will provide information about best practices related to daVinci processing systems.  Join us for an information-filled program and an opportunity to ask questions of our guests.

    Guest Speakers: 

    Marcy Duffy and Barry Bryant


  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Review the importance of the use of PPE when processing contaminated medical devices and learn the regulations, standards and guidelines that apply to PPE 2. Understand the exposure risks in the decontamination area 3. List mitigation strategies to lower the risk of exposure in processing areas

    As technicians become confident in their skills and begin looking for ways to grow and help others, training fellow staff members should be considered. This lesson discusses how technicians can effectively plan and present a training session.

    This lesson is set to expire December 31st, 2027

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Review laparoscopic surgery and the types of laparoscopic devices available for use 2. Discuss the differences between monopolar and bipolar electrosurgery and devices 3. Review the care and handling recommendations for laparoscopic devices

    A key factor in providing safe care for surgical patients is ensuring that instruments used for every procedure are in good working order. Operating Room (OR) and Sterile Processing department (SPD) personnel should understand that instruments that do not function properly can adversely affect patient care and safety, the facility’s investment, and surgeon satisfaction.

    This lesson is set to expire December 31st, 2027

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe what observation by Sterile Processing leaders means for the department and how observing differs from watching 2. List the primary benefits of observation in the Sterile Processing department 3. Learn effective observation skills

    The HSPA Central Service Leadership Manual defines training as “the process for developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for staff members to perform required job tasks.” Why the focus on orientation and training? To improve quality, increase customer satisfaction, and promote safety and quality patient care.

    This lesson is set to expire December 31th, 2027

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Identify training and personal protective equipment recommendations for employees who process endoscopes 2. Learn the recommendations for the transport, testing, manual cleaning and inspection of soiled endoscopes 3. Understand recommendations for high-level disinfection (HLD), post-automated endoscope reprocessor drying, device handling and transport, post-HLD labeling and storage 4.Understand current recommendations for sterilization, microbial surveillance and quality management

    Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) lessons provide members with ongoing education focusing on the maintenance and handling of endoscopes. These lessons are designed for CER recertification, but can be of value to any CRCS

    This lesson is set to expire December 31st, 2027

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Explain the different types of water and the requirements of each 2. Discuss the roles of healthcare personnel pertaining to water quality management 3. Examine water quality monitoring requirements for Sterile Processing

    A key factor in providing safe care for surgical patients is ensuring that instruments used for every procedure are in good working order. Operating Room (OR) and Sterile Processing department (SPD) personnel should understand that instruments that do not function properly can adversely affect patient care and safety, the facility’s investment, and surgeon satisfaction.

    This lesson is set to expire February 29st, 2028

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz
  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the steps of a root cause analysis 2. Use common investigative tools for root cause analysis 3. Develop a corrective action plan

    The HSPA Central Service Leadership Manual defines training as “the process for developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for staff members to perform required job tasks.” Why the focus on orientation and training? To improve quality, increase customer satisfaction, and promote safety and quality patient care.

    This lesson is set to expire February 29th, 2028

    Directions:

    1. Click the "Handouts" tab to download and read the Lesson Plan
    2. Click the "Contents" tab to begin the Quiz