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291- The Employee’s Role in Disaster Preparedness
Learning Objectives: 1. List situations where employees may need to use their disaster support skills 2. Discuss steps to enhance skills needed during a disaster 3. Examine types of personal planning that can help during a disaster
290- Back to Basics: Instrument Inspection for the Instrument Specialist
Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the importance of accurate instrument inspection and assembly 2. Review basic instrument inspection processes 3. Review instrument maintenance practices
289- Maintaining the Integrity of the Assembly Area
Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the importance of a clean and controlled assembly area 2. Explain the technician’s role in maintaining the physical environment of the clean assembly area 3. Outline the requirements for individuals entering the clean assembly area
288- Why Surgical Instrument Grade Is Important
Learning Objectives: 1. Define surgical instrument grades 2. Understand how surgical instruments are made/manufactured 3. Determine how to optimize instrument selection for one’s facility
287- Best Practices in Surgical Instrument Inventory Management
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the function tests appropriate for specific types of surgical instruments 2. Describe how to determine when instrument repair is needed 3. Understand the available types of instrument repair and maintenance programs
286- Maintaining Proper Function and Repair of Surgical Instruments
Learning Objectives: 1. Identify the function tests appropriate for specific types of surgical instruments 2. Describe how to determine when instrument repair is needed 3. Understand the available types of instrument repair and maintenance programs
285-Biological Macromolecules and Enzymatic Detergents
Learning Objectives: 1) Discuss biological mechanisms and chemical reactants; 2) Explain detergents and the environmental factors that affect them; 3) Review quality measures to test the effectiveness of detergents
284-The Importance of Instrument/Equipment Lubrication
Learning Objectives: 1) Discuss the importance of instrument and equipment lubrication; 2) Review the types of instrument lubricants available; 3) Discuss the possible consequences of improper lubrication and understand the role lubrication plays in the life cycle of instrumentation
283-Making the Most of Tracking Software
Learning Objectives: 1) Understand the benefits of tracking systems and how they contribute to efficiencies; 2) Review the fundamentals of tracking systems and how they help Sterile Processing professionals' skill sets and help them adhere to standards; 3) Understand the importance of "clean" data; 4) Describe the difficulties associated when scanning compliance is inconsistent or inaccurately completed
282-Strategies for Optimizing Compliance with Manufacturers' Instructions for Use
Learning Objectives: 1) Discuss the importance of following manufacturers' instructions for use; 2) Explore methods to help ensure compliance with instructions for use; 3) Review how leveraging technology can ensure compliance with instructions for use