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One Day Seminar for Central Service/Sterile Processing Professionals


Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Continuing Education Credits
IAHCSMM = 6 CE Credits
CBSPD = 6 CE Credits


Member - $50

Non Member - $75 (Cost includes 1 year membership) 

Student - $25 (Cost includes 1 year membership)

Session Topics and Speakers

Session 1

Intuitive Surgical Reprocessing IFU

Update & Best Practices

Ruben Perez, CCSVP
Manager I&A Support - Intuitive Surgical

  • Reprocessing IFU and Wall Chart Update
  • Valuable Resources You Should Know About
  • Reprocessing Cycles
  • Best Practices


Session 2

Lost in Translation: Best Practice According to Whom?

Laura Hydukovich – Sales Representative – Key Surgical

  • Define primary differences between SPD and OR responsibilities and priorities
  • Describe the primary challenges the SPD and surgery departments face when implementing process improvements based on standards and recommended practices
  • Discuss common situations that create interpretation/communication challenges between the SPD and surgery departments
  • Identify various interpretations of specific ANSI/AAMI ST79 and AORN standards and recommended practices related to instrument reprocessing as well as their intended meaning
  • Design a collaborative approach to implementing industry standards and recommended practices between the SPD and OR
  • Discuss importance of proper leadership in a workplace/healthcare setting as it pertains to reinforcing standards and recommended practices


Session 3

Utilizing ATP for Quantitative Cleaning Verification Testing in the Central Sterile Processing Department

Jeanne Yegge, RN, BSN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC

  • Describe the recommendations around quantitative cleaning verification testing in the CSPD
  • Determine how to choose which surgical instruments to include in quantitative cleaning verification testing
  • Discuss one method of establishing a facility baseline of surgical instrument cleanliness to inform further quality assurance projects
  • Understand how to implement an ongoing routine cleaning verification program in the CSPD


Session 4

Hands-on Workshop

Sponsored by

Surgical Instrument Service Company, Inc. (SIS)

Rotation Stations Content: Cause, effect, and prevention of rigid endoscopes, flexible endoscopes, power equipment and instrument related issues.

Anatomy, Care and Handling, Troubleshooting Problems, Common Repairs, Misuse, Chemical Impact, Reprocessing Considerations

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Scripps Mercy Hospital
West Auditorium
Hospital Website
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA  92103

Paul Moritz
657-286-8029 (p)
657-286-8029 (c)
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Or At Event
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 5:00 PM