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Standards, Guidelines and Recommended Practice Crosswalks

Writing new or updating established policies and procedures or preparing for the next accreditation’s survey are both daunting tasks. With all the published standards, guidelines and recommended practices around reprocessing Sterile Processing (SP) managers may be baffled on which ones to follow. However, there are many ways to help interpret how these published documents relate […]

Every Facility Needs a Processing Subject Matter Expert

There are many reasons why issues with sterilization or high-level disinfection of reusable medical devices are in the news headlines, as well as, a large focus in an accreditation survey.  There have been numerous reports of inadequate knowledge or competency, poor documentation, lack of following specific instructions for use (IFU) and not complying with current […]

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