IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo
Get Inspired Through Networking, Collaborating and Learning from Industry Leaders Join IAHCSMM in Phoenix, AZ, April 29 - May 2, 2018

Pre-Conference Session Descriptions: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Attendees of the 2018 IAHCSMM Annual Conference and Expo can earn credits toward recertification of your CRCST, CIS, CHL or CCSVP designation.  

Additional credits may be earned by attending other educational sessions at the Annual Conference, including the Educators Forum or sessions held by Vendors in the Expo Hall.

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(*Pre-Conference Events, Keynote Speakers and Early Bird Concurrent Sessionas are not part of any designated track.)

Saturday, April 28, 2018: Hands-On Labs and Workshops (repeat throughout the day)

9am - 10am-Best Practices for Cleaning Cannulated Instruments and Endoscopes to Reduce the Risk of Cross Contamination
-Critical Thinking Situation Analysis
-Coaching: It's Not Just for Sports
-Effective Care and Handling of Rigid Endoscopes
-First-Time Attendee Orientation
-Obtaining and Maintaining IAHCSMM Certification: A User's Guide for You and Your Staff
-The Role of SPD in Reducing SSI Related to Power Tools and Endoscopy Equipment
-SPD Efficiency: What You Can Do
-The Value of Channel and Lumen Inspection
-Visual Inspection vs. Validated IFUs
10:15am - 11:15am-Best Practices for Cleaning Cannulated Instruments and Endoscopes to Reduce the Risk of Cross Contamination
-Coaching: It's Not Just for Sports
-Critical Thinking Situation Analysis
-Effective Care and Handling of Rigid Endoscopes
-IAHCSMM's Certified Endoscope Reprocessor Program: How Certification Exams are Developed
-The Role of SPD in Reducing SSI Related to Power Tools and Endoscopy Equipment
-SPD Efficiency: What You Can Do
-The Value of Channel and Lumen Inspection
-Visual Inspection vs. Validated IFUs
-Writing Workshop
1pm - 2pm-Advocacy Workshop
-Best Practices for Cleaning Cannulated Instruments and Endoscopes to Reduce the Risk of Cross Contamination
-Critical Thinking Situation Analysis
-Effective Care and Handling of Rigid Endoscopes
-IAHCSMM's Certified Endoscope Reprocessor Program: How Certification Exams are Developed
-Legislative Advocacy Workshop 101
-The Role of SPD in Reducing SSI Related to Power Tools and Endoscopy Equipment
-SPD Efficiency: What You Can Do
-The Value of Channel and Lumen Inspection
-Visual Inspection vs. Validated IFUs
-Writing Workshop
2:15pm - 3:15pm-Advocacy Workshop
-Best Practices for Cleaning Cannulated Instruments and Endoscopes to Reduce the Risk of Cross Contamination
-Critical Thinking Situation Analysis
-Effective Care and Handling of Rigid Endoscopes
-First-Time Attendee Orientation
-Obtaining and Maintaining IAHCSMM Certification: A User's Guide for You and Your Staff
-Legislative Advocacy Workshop 101
-Rigid Endoscopes
-The Role of SPD in Reducing SSI Related to Power Tools and Endoscopy Equipment
-SPD Efficiency: What You Can Do
-The Value of Channel and Lumen Inspection
-Visual Inspection vs. Validated IFUs
3:30pm - 4:30pm-Advocacy Workshop
-Best Practices for Cleaning Cannulated Instruments and Endoscopes to Reduce the Risk of Cross Contamination
-Critical Thinking Situation Analysis
-Effective Care and Handling of Rigid Endoscopes
-International Forum; CS Around the World
-Legislative Advocacy Workshop 101
-Obtaining and Maintaining IAHCSMM Certification: A User's Guide for You and Your Staff
-Rigid Endoscopes
-The Role of SPD in Reducing SSI Related to Power Tools and Endoscopy Equipment
-SPD Efficiency: What You Can Do
-The Value of Channel and Lumen Inspection
-Visual Inspection vs. Validated IFUs

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