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“Steam Sterilization Cycle Optimization”

3M Health Care Academy* presents…”Steam Sterilization Cycle Optimization”

The understanding of steam sterilization cycles remains a key challenge to ensure effectiveness and increase compatibility whilst preventing the need to reprocess loads due to excess moisture. This webinar will deliver key elements to improve the cycle configuration, addressing common challenges and sharing some strategies on how to implement the changes.

Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the role of each saturated steam sterilization cycle phase to deliver medical devices both sterile and dry.
  • Discuss the impact on cycle performance, of the different metallic and non-metallic materials, used on medical devices and sterile barriers.
  • Apply available resources to optimize the steam sterilization cycle

Presenter: Paulo Laranjeira, Ph.D. |  Process Development & Qualification Professional for Sterilization  | Participant of AAMI working group 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6; and ISO TC198, Sterilization of Healthcare Products

Continuing Education: 3M is an approved provider by The California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5770. Each Device Reprocessing 1-hour web meeting is approved by IAHCSMM, CBSPD. These programs provide 1.0 CE contact hour.

Questions should be directed to 3M*:  3MHealthCareAcademy@mmm.com

* NOTE: This is a contracted supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.