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“Water Quality for Steam Sterilization & Equipment Conservation”

3M Health Care Academy* presents…“Water Quality for Steam Sterilization & Equipment Conservation”

This webinar aims to present a practical approach to problems related to water in steam sterilization processes. Among the problems are: adverse events, steam quality, impacts on the conservation of equipment and surgical instruments, such as various stains and incrustations.

Learning Objectives  |  After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Recognize the main recommendations regarding water quality control for steam generation and treatment technologies
  • Relate water quality control to the prevention of adverse events in patients, impairment in the sterilization process and instrumental damage
  • Demonstrate the importance of water quality control


Paulo Laranjeira, Ph.D. | full-time contractor with the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and invited professor at post-graduate schools on equipment qualification and monitoring for the pharmaceutical and healthcare market

CONTINUING EDUCATION  | 1.0 CE  |  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. RN license number OR last four digits of Social Security Number is REQUIRED.

There is no fee associated with this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 1-800-228-3957

* NOTE: This is a supplier and/or industry resource-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.