SPSmedical Offers Seminars for OR Nurses, Surgical Technologists and Sterile Processing Personnel

SPSmedical has scheduled a series of educational seminars in a series titled Recommended Practices for Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities.


Featured speakers are industry experts Vivian Watson, a nurse consultant, and Chuck Hughes, GM and lead educator for SPSmedical. 


Each seminar will review AAMI, AORN and AST standards for instrument reprocessing, along with recent changes to the Joint Commission and CMS surveys. Attendees will receive 6 hours of continuing education credit along with a take-home CD-ROM that contains four hours of additional self-study CE programs, sterilization articles, policies and procedures, sterilization checklists and examples of devices that require extended cycles.


Seminars are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. as follows:

June 25, 2011: Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, Wis.

July 9, 2011: Robert Wood Johnson Center for Health & Wellness, Trenton, N.J.

July 23, 2011: Rochelle Community Hospital, Rochelle, Ill.

Aug 6, 2011: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas


For more information, contact Andrew Cotraccia of SPSmedical at (800) 722-1529 or send an e-mail to: acotraccia@spsmedical.com