“Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing: Today’s Common Gaps, Tomorrow’s Challenges & Future Considerations”
HealthTrust presents...”Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing: Today’s Common Gaps, Tomorrow’s Challenges, and Future Considerations”
Effective reprocessing of flexible endoscopes often creates challenges for all healthcare facilities. This presentation will review common reprocessing gaps that were identified during national audits and balance findings with related organizational guidelines. Topics of discussion cover current and emerging issues including pre-cleaning, manual cleaning, inspection, AER claims, and drying. Potential future hot topics as well as considerations related to new flexible endoscope disposable aspects will be discussed.
Learning Objectives | At the end of this session, participants should be able to…
- Identify the common gaps associated with reprocessing flexible endoscopes.
- Discuss future changes that will affect the process for flexible endoscopes.
- Compare and contrast the benefits of emerging flexible
Melissa Kubach, BA | Specialty National Education Coordinator | Mobile Instruments Service & Repair
Target Audience: Nursing, Sterile Processing and Healthcare Central Service Material Managers
Continuing Education: California Board of Registered Nursing. Pfiedler is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP14944,
for 1 contact hour. The Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD) has approved this program for 1.0 contact hour. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management has approved this educational offering for 1.0 contact hour to participants who successfully complete this program.
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