The practical demo of disinfection and decontamination. Part 2. The decontamination cycle for surgical instruments.
Date
07 December 2021 at 7:30pm GMT

Presenter
Helen Howarth and the team at UKDS

This will be part of the disinfection and decontamination practical series. The series will cover

Part 1. Sterile set up for a surgical procedures. To register click here.

Part 2. The decontamination cycle for surgical instruments. To register click here.

Part 3. Handwashing. To register click here.

Part 4. Communicating with FFP3 respirations. To register click here.

This video will cover a step by step practical approach to transporting and decontamination of instruments

The aim of this video is to show the learner a step by step practical approach to transporting, decontaminating, sterilising and bagging of instruments that have been used for a sterile surgery

The objectives are

- Learn how to disinfect and prepare instruments for transportation to decontamination

- Learn the cleaning and decontamination process 

- Learn how to effectively use the ultrasonic bath

- Learn how to inspect instruments before the sterilisation process

- Learn how to prepare and place instruments in autoclaves for sterilisation. Both vacuum and steam autoclaves are covered

- Learn how to bag instruments ready for use again

By the end of this video the learner will be more confident in following the steps to tranport, disinfect, sterilise, and bag surgical instruments for use.

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You can now view the recorded CPD version of this Tubules Live here.

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