Sterile Processing

A Strategy to Ensure IFUs are Followed in the SPD

October 31, 2018

By Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER

Q:  Our department was recently cited for not having manufacturer’s written instructions (IFUs) for all the devices we clean and sterilize.  How do we ever comply with this?  We have so many items to process.

Performing Rigid Container Testing

October 11, 2018

By Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER

Q:  We were recently cited for not performing rigid container testing. We have not heard of this test. Can you advise what this is and why this is needed?

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