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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. 

june, 2015

04jun2:00 pmNovel Techniques for Changing the Paradigm in Spine and Orthopaedic ProceduresStrategies for the Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Center Settings

Event Details


Webinar Workbook

The 75-minute webinar will feature John Malara, PA. John is the Advanced Practice Chief for 3B Orthopaedics and serves as an Expert Speaker for Pacira Pharmaceuticals. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree as a Physician Assistant from Drexel University.

Join your colleagues for this webinar to hear clinical insights into improving post-surgical pain management for your patients!

John will discuss issues surrounding the current use of opioids for the management of post-surgical pain. He will elaborate on the ways his institution has implemented opioid reducing strategies, specifically how EXPAREL (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) has impacted their pain management strategy; enhanced recovery after surgical protocols; quality initiatives; and best practices to achieve optimal results with EXPAREL.

Sponsor

pacira-logoOR Today would like to thank our sponsor Pacira Pharmaceuticals! Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the clinical and commercial development of new products that meet the needs of acute care practitioners and their patients. Visit www.pacira.com for more information.

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