Decontamination and Disinfection. Part 4. Pre-sterilisation

Posted on 08 April 2016
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60 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives of the series:

  • Remain up to date with Disinfection and Decontamination procedures, taking into account documents such as HTM0105 and Code of Practice
  • Basic requirements for good decontamination practice
  • Pre-sterilisation cleaning and PPE
  • Discuss the Code of Practice relevant contents
  • Look at the implications of the HSE law for resheathing needles
  • Apply the HTM 0701 for waste regulations
  • Revisit handwashing

Aim and objectives of this part:

  •  Understand pre-sterilisation procedures
  • Understand the types of pre-sterilisation procedures
  • Understand what is involved in each of the pre-sterilisation procedures
  • Detailed steps on what to do when manually cleaning instruments
  • Ultrasonic baths and tips on using ultrasonic baths
  • Washer disinfectors

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