Are You Using Flash Sterilization Safely?

January 16, 2014

Improper immediate-use steam sterilization techniques can put patients and staff at risk of infection and other serious injuries. Are you doing all you should to protect your patients and staff?

Find out when your ASC should use immediate-use steam sterilization (often referred to as flash sterilization) and what you need to do to meet rules and guidelines during ASCA's next webinar, "Rules and Best Practices for Immediate-Use Steam Sterilization." The webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 28, at 1:00 pm ET. ASCA members save $50!

Join Ray Taurasi, director of clinical sales and services, eastern region, for Healthmark Industries, as he discusses:

  • Current AORN and AAMI immediate-use steam sterilization recommendations and guidelines

  • Measures to take to ensure appropriate use of immediate-use steam sterilization

  • Key factors to consider before using immediate-use steam sterilization

  • Good practices to follow in areas including proper environment, personal protective equipment and movement of sterile goods

  • CMS and accrediting agency expectations

  • Challenges associated with maintaining compliance

Keep your patients and staff safe. Register today!