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"Of Critical Importance" Staff Education DVDs

Choose from 17 essential topics to provide targeted education!

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Produced by Envision, Inc. in partnership with IAHCSMM, this DVD Series applies best practices and guidance established by IAHCSMM, AAMI, OSHA, CDC, FDA, AORN, CMS and other leading healthcare organizations. Packed with hands-on tips, practical examples and helpful insights, each program in this 17-part series provides visual demonstrations by real CS and OR professionals.
 
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Each program features a short, 10-15 minute visual presentation, 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key, Glossary of Terms, and Certificate of Completion Template. Plus, each program is approved by IAHCSMM for 1 hour of Continuing Education. This means that all staff who participate can earn CE credits at no additional cost!!
 
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All programs are offered to IAHCSMM members at a significant discount. Purchase programs individually, or stretch your education budget by purchasing multiple programs in the series at substantial discounts.
 
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These programs are ideal for new employee orientation, general staff education, refreshers for seasoned employees, and remedial training.

LI.210 Steps for Proper Management of Loaner Instruments

It has become increasingly important that CSSD follow a comprehensive program to process and monitor loaner instruments and implants in order to fight HAI's, and comply with accreditation standards. Staff responsible for the management of loaner instruments and implants must be trained and knowledgeable on all aspects of the process.

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PSI.2Care and Handling of Powered Surgical Instruments

Powered surgical instruments are expensive to purchase, repair and replace, and require skill and knowledge in order to process them correctly. In this program, we explore the three different types of powered surgical instruments - Electric, Compressed Gas, and Battery - and the general guidelines for their care and maintenance. Packed with hands-on tips, practical examples and helpful insights, this short and concise program benefits all technicians who process powered surgical instruments.

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CID.2Cleaning Protocols for Medical Instruments and Devices

As part of the Central Service Workflow, cleaning is the first and most critical step in breaking the chain of disease transmission; it can also be the most challenging. To ensure success, procedures, protocols and regulations must be strictly followed!

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COMM.2Improving Communication in CSSD and with the OR

The fact of the matter is good communication skills are just as important as good technical skills. Tension and stress can be reduced when there is a sense of teamwork and trust, and that is the result of open and honest communication.

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EM.2Infection Prevention Strategies for Environmental Management of the CSSD

For every healthcare facility, the need to prevent the growth and transmission of infectious organisms is paramount to patient safety. This program introduces simple microbiological concepts to help understand how pathogens are spread, and how CSSD can create an environment that does not promote bacterial growth and cross-contamination.

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II.2Inspecting Surgical Instruments and Devices

Instrument inspection is a vital process that ensures that the many instruments and medical devices that are used every day function properly and are thoroughly cleaned so they may be sterilized effectively. Packed with hands-on tips, practical examples and helpful insights, this short and concise program benefits all Central Service personnel.

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PACK.2Package Selection, Preparation and Technique

To ensure successful sterilization, storage, transport and aseptic presentation of instruments, CS technicians must select the appropriate packaging for the sterilization method as well as the items being sterilized.

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AS.2Preparing CSSD for Accreditation Survey

CSSD staff must become familiar with applicable accreditation standards, and the critical role staff play in the accreditation process. Facilities accredited by organizations such as The Joint Commission, AAAHC and AAASF will benefit from this program.

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WP.2Preventing and Troubleshooting Wet Packs

Wet packs are frustrating for many reasons, including the potential danger a wet pack poses to a patient, service delays, and the work required to reprocess items.

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HLD.2Protocols for High Level Disinfection

High-Level Disinfection ensures that the many medical devices used every day are free of pathogens, and are safe for patient care. To guarantee successful disinfection, skills must be acquired and processes learned which demand focus, attention to detail and consistency.

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ISUU.2Protocols for Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization

Previously known as Flash Sterilization, many facilities perform Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization in order to turn instruments around quickly. However, its use has been implicated in increasing a patient's risk of infection. To guarantee successful sterilization, professionals must incorporate evidence-based practices and comply with accreditation standards to improve patient care.

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FE.2Reprocessing Flexible Endoscopes

Flexible endoscopes are associated with a high number of healthcare-associated infections. The slightest departure from recommended protocols can lead to the risk of infections. In addition, endoscopes are extremely complex and fragile. To prevent adverse patient outcomes and avoid damaging these instruments, professionals must become aware of, and comply with, federal laws, accreditation standards, professional guidelines and manufacturer recommendations every single time!

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ROB.2Reprocessing Robotic Instruments

The us of robots in surgery is a reality. As more and more hospitals purchase these expensive and complicated robotic systems for their operating rooms, the are also faced with the challenge of training staff; not just the OR team on their use, but also training CSSD on cleaning and sterilization protocols for processing the robot's complex components.

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GO.2The Role of Central Service in Infection Prevention

The primary goal of the Central Service department is to prevent the spread of microorganisms that can cause disease by ensuring all medical devices and instruments used in procedures are properly cleaned, disinfected or sterilized.

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STER.2Sterilization Protocols

Sterilization is vital to ensure that critical devices and instruments used on patients are free from all microorganisms that may cause harm. Because there are many important steps in making sure an item is sterilized properly, this work requires a great deal of training, skill and attention to detail.

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SUS.2Sustainability in the CSSD and OR Environments

For healthcare organizations, sustainability means integrating practices into the way that hospitals do business that lead to healthier people, healthier communities and a healthier planet. Each member of the CSSD team can participate.

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TA.2Tray Assembly and Management

Instruments should look the same when they arrive in the user department, no matter who assembled them. End users should be able to count on accuracy and completeness of set, and to count on each tray having a familiar appearance.

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About Envision

Envision, Inc. has been producing award-winning video training programs exclusively for the healthcare industry for over 25 years. Envision is your source for time and cost-effective training tools in the areas and topics most important to you, your staff, and your patients.

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