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Tips to Boost Sterile Processing Technician Training & Outcomes

Sterile processing (SP) professionals are in high demand these days due to a mix of retirement, transitioning to other career fields and the so called “Great Resignation” that was largely spurred by the pandemic. It’s an eye-opening development and one that should make every health care organization take notice because of an essential fact: the critically important work that takes place in the sterile processing department (SPD) remains and must be performed by well-trained, qualified and dedicated professionals. 

What’s on the Horizon for HDO Sterilization Guidance?

This increased transport distance brings up new concerns and issues that are not already addressed in the transport section of ST79. The goal of this new TIR is to introduce best practice guidance for transporting clean, disinfected, sterilized, and soiled devices across longer distances, including addressing requirements for the transport vehicles used to transport the devices. For regular updates about this developing technical information report, check aami.org.

ASCA Recognizes Physicians for Outstanding Service

During ASCA’s annual conference in Dallas this year, the association recognized two physicians with its 2022 Nap Gary Award for Lifetime Achievement in the ASC Community: Thomas M. Deas Jr., MD, and Peter Daly, MD. Both men exemplify the long-standing dedication to the ASC community, leadership qualities and high moral and ethical standards the award was created to recognize. Each also contributed in unique ways to advancing the ASC care model.

Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

Improving your diet, exercising regularly, taking a daily supplement and getting enough restorative sleep are all important steps to overall wellness. Work to incorporate each step into your daily routine until you reach your goal of good health, and find more health-conscious tips at eLivingToday.com. 

may, 2016

19may2:00 pmEducation and Staffing the Hybrid OR

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Certification: Eligible for 1 continuing education hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing

The number of Hybrid operating rooms throughout the country is growing. The need for nurses and leaders to understand the complexities of this new space and how to optimize staffing and resources is crucial. This 60-minute webinar will give participants the tools necessary to make informed decisions to maximize their Hybrid OR.

Our presenter Joby Hyman is the Clinical Category Director of Supply Chain Management at St. Luke’s Health System in Boise, Idaho. He is an experienced and dynamic nursing leader, with specific training and expertise in Open Heart, Endovascular and Vascular surgery, Cardiac Catheterization lab and Interventional Radiology. Working in, managing and developing new models for the Hybrid Operating Room has been the most recent and exciting addition to his skill set.

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OR Today would like to thank our sponsor, St. Luke’s Health System! As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities they serve, with local physicians and boards who further their organization’s mission. Learn more about this health care system by visiting www.stlukesonline.org.

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