AAMI University Provides Distance Learning Opportunities for Sterile Processing Professionals

AAMI University, offered through the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), provides distance learning opportunities for sterile processing professionals. These programs have been approved for 1.0 contact hour each by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc. (CBSPD) and the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM).   

AAMI will offer the following programs:

How Safe Is Your Automatic Washer?
Nov. 5, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
Join this webinar to learn the nine factors that affect the proper cleaning of medical equipment and how those factors interact with the medical automatic washer. Attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of verifying that equipment is working properly, and materials will include practical tips and check sheets that can be used to troubleshoot automatic washer issues. For more details, visit: http://my.aami.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=WBSU1411AW
Is Your Sonic Cleaner Really Working?
Nov. 13, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
Don't miss this webinar demonstrating why the sonic cleaner should not be overlooked when verifying proper functionality of equipment.  Attendees will learn about verifying and documenting cavitation and other keys inputs, the ANSI/AAMI ST79 guidelines that support weekly testing of the sonic cleaner, and the outside factors that affect the sonic cleaning process. For more details, visit: http://my.aami.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=WBSU1411SC  
Do You Know Where Your Surgical Instruments Are? The Impact and Importance of Surgical Instrument Management Systems on Your Department
Date: Nov. 18, 2014, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. ET
Attend this webinar as we explore what surgical instrument management systems are, how they work with the Sterile Processing Department to help ensure that instruments are processed in line with the sterilization cycle, how the RFID is impacting the OR and SPD, and how good surgical instrument management can deliver real and measurable value to the hospital. For more details, visit: http://my.aami.org/store/events/registration.aspx?event=WBSU1411MA

Source: AAMI