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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. 

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17jan2:00 pmVacuum-Assisted Hair Removal In The OR; Value And Optimization

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This 60-minute webinar will feature Lena Pearson, BSN, MHA, CNOR, Medical Science Liaison, Infection Prevention Surgical and Interventional Specialist for Becton Dickinson’s Infection Prevention Division.

Vacuum-assisted hair removal (ClipVac™, BD) is a proven surgical hair removal method that eliminates the need to use adhesive tapes to collect dispersed hairs from the operative field. Lena will review the rationale for surgical hair removal, the guidelines, data supporting the ClipVac™ system and tips to optimize its use in your OR.

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About the Presenter: Lena Pearson, BSN, MHA, CNOR, is a Medical Science Liaison for Becton Dickinson’s Infection Prevention division. She is a specialist in skin antiseptics, prepping techniques, surgical/vascular process improvement and standardization.  She is accountable for the exchange of unbiased information with the healthcare community as subject matter expert. Since joining BD in 2006, Lena has been a fundamental link between science, sales, and the healthcare community by providing evidence based data with a procedural focus to standardization in which she has published articles. She is accountable for researching protocols and surgical process standards for quality improvement.

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