Introduction to ANSI/AAMI ST108

WEBINAR: February 28, 2024, 1:00 pm ET

Speaker(s): Janet Strong, BSN, RN, CNOR, CRCST, CHL, ASQ-CQIA

This webinar will NOT be available on demand. To watch it, you must join during the live presentation.

Continuing Education:
Eligible for 1 hour of AEU/CE | AEU Content Area: Delivery of Patient Care
Eligible for 1 hour of CAIP      | IPCH Content Area: Infection Prevention Strategies

Water is used to clean, disinfect and sterilize millions of medical devices each day. Many assume that the water from the tap is clean enough for these critical applications. Discover how clean water should be and water’s dirty little secrets as we introduce water quality and its application to medical device processing through the standard ANSI/AAMI ST108.

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This webinar is NOT included in the 2024 All-Access Pass. This webinar will NOT be available on demand. To watch it, you must join during the live presentation.


Clinical Education Specialist for IN, KY, MI, & WI, STERIS Corporation / Healthcare

Janet Strong is an RN who worked in the Perioperative Department for over 30 years where she was an educator, scrub, circulator and orthopeadic coordinator. She is currently employed by STERIS Corporation as a Clinical Education Specialist. In her role, she provides education and clinical guidance to sterile processing, operating room, endoscopy and Infection Preventionists to achieve best practices in sterile processing and infection prevention. She assists with process assessments, wet pack solutions and general troubleshooting of products and equipment. Janet also contributes to the curriculum development of education programs for STERIS.

Janet is a member of AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses), APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology), HSPA (Healthcare Sterile Processing Association), and SGNA (Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates), ASQ (American Society for Quality). She has been published in Healthcare Purchasing News and Process Magazine and is certified with many of these organizations.

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It is the policy of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) to ensure that all individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity disclose all financial relationships with any entity whose products or services are pertinent to the content of the educational activity. The financial disclosure will include the name of the entity and the nature of the relationship the individual has with the entity during the time the relationship is in effect and for 12 months afterward.

Continuing Education

To receive credit, you must complete an evaluation for the webinar through the Continuing Education Portal. You will use the same ID number listed on your registration confirmation email. If you have any questions regarding your customer ID, please contact

Expiration of Enduring Materials

  • Contact hours will be awarded until March 31, 2024, for the 2023 educational program and March 31, 2023, for the 2022 educational program.

  • ASCA is an approved provider for nursing contact hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #6949.

  • ASCA is an approved provider for Administrator Education Units (AEUs) by BASC Provider #3272.

  • ASCA is an approved provider for Infection Prevention Contact Hours (IPCHs) by CAIP.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are nonrefundable.

Can’t attend? Someone from your facility can attend in your place. Substitutions can be made free of charge for your initial substitution and $55 for each additional. All requests must be made in writing and sent via email to the ASCA Meetings Department at