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Proper Utilization of Autoclave

Course Details:

  • Category: Clinical
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Target Audience: Clinical and Laboratory Staff

Course Overview: Disinfection and sterilization procedures are used for all reusable instruments, devices, and other items that are contaminated with blood and/or OPIM.The CDC and OSHA both have guidelines on the accepted standards to be followed for sterilization cycles.

Training Includes:

  • Principles of Autoclave Operations
  • Guidelines for Appropriate Sterilization
  • Preparing of Instruments
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Handling and Transporting Infected Equipment
  • Autoclave Cleanup and Sterilization
  • Testing, Warnings, and Safety
  • Operator Instructions
  • Logs and Incident Response