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DFW IAHCSMM Central Sterile Educational Conference

  • Hilton Garden Inn 800 N Main St Duncanville, Texas 75116 (map)



Educational Conference and Vendor Fair for central sterile professional. Attendees will receive 5 EDUCATION CREDITS

What’s the Wrap about? (1.0 hour) Understanding the meaning of Spunbond Meltblown Spunbond Wrap, History and Use of Disposable and Non-disposable Wrap, Event Related Sterility and how it affects Wrap, why Wet Loads occur and Steam Quality Issues, how to Identify, Reduce and Solve problems with Holes and Tears with Wrap and Discuss Quality Assurance and Sterilization Monitoring Issues 

Immediate Use Steam Sterilization (1.0 hour) History of “Flash Sterilization” in the United States, Hospital Associated Infections and how it relates to the Central Sterile Supply Department, Focus on proper care, handling, cleaning prior to Sterilization Describe Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and its relationship to IUSS Understand Best practices and recommendations according to APIC, CDC, AAMI and AORN standards, discuss New technology and its effect on patient care and sterilization parameters 

Overview of Central Sterile Instrumentation (2.0 hour) Describe Hospital Associated Infections and its role within the Central Sterile Supply Department Discuss proper Care, Handling, Cleaning and Sterilization of Surgical Instrumentation Describe CreutzfeldtJakob Disease (CJD) and its Relationship to Patient Safety, Sterilization and Loaner Instrumentation best practices, Understand Decontamination, Preparation, Packing and Sterilization common practices and techniques Manufacturer’s Instructions For Use, Recommendations and Legal Responsibility Learn the Best Practices, Standards and Recommendations for working in a Sterile Processing Environment according to CDC, AAMI and AORN standards 

CSSD Promoting Team Work (1.0 hours) Inspire Teamwork inside of the Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD), Understand the Team Goals and Overall Structure, Learn how to help Improve Team Members, Learn to Perform Together as a Team, Department, Facility, Discuss Team Work and Barriers between the Operating Room and CSSD, improving relation-ships inside and outside of the Depart

Earlier Event: November 7
3M Dinner and CE Event