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One Day Seminar, Workshop & Facility Tour for Central Service/Sterile Processing Professionals

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 8:00 AM until 3:45 PM
Bioseal Manufacturing Plant
167 West Orangethorpe Avenue
Placentia, CA  92870-6922

Paul A Moritz
657-286-8029 (p)
Registration is not available online - contact the event coordinator
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event


Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided
Free Parking Provided by Bioseal
Continuing Education Credits
IAHCSMM = 6 CE Credits
CBSPD = 6 CE Credits
AST = 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

“Acing” your next Accreditation Survey:Not just for Managers anymore!

Jhmeid Billingslea, CRCST, CIS, CHL, CST, CMRP

Director/Educator/Project Manager
Advantage Support Services

  • What is an Accreditation Survey?
  • What does Accreditation mean to my customers?
  • So you are saying as long as we don’t lose our Accreditation we are fine?
  • What is an ESC?
  • Why all this focus on TJC Surveys and Readiness?
  • CS Departments’ main Standard: IC.02.02.01
  • How is CS doing?
  • How do we know what the Surveyors are looking for?
  • Decontamination
  • Prep, Pack and Sterilization
  • Sterile Storage
  • High Level Disinfection
  • Administration, Education and Training
  • Quality Program: What are you measuring?
  • Seems Overwhelming? WE CAN DO IT!!!


Session 2

Optimizing Inventory Management - Supplies, Instruments and Equipment

Alison Sonstelie, BS, CRCST, CHL

NoCoast Consulting, LLC (Sponsored by OneSource)

Thoughtful management of inventory can create cost savings and opportunities to provide value.

  • Inventory basics like par levels, turn rates, and sourcing
  • Different theories and strategies for managing inventory
  • Using data and reports to make well-informed business decisions


Session 3

Medical Device Manufacturing & You!

Bill Runion
President Bioseal

Attendees will be given a tour of the Bioseal Manufacturing Plant to get an inside-peek at the process Bioseal adheres to. Also a hands-on portion allowing attendees to become involved in the manufacturing process.


Session 4

Communication between the OR and SPD:Bridging the Gap & Improving Processes

Harry Mullen, CRCST, CER, CIS, CHL

Senior Partner - Central Sterilization Solutions

SPD Manager - Riverside University Hospital

  • To consider verbal and non-verbal communication methods
  • To understand and practice effective listening skills
  • To communicate in clear, respectful and non-judgmental ways
  • Understanding the dynamics between the OR and SPD
  • Understand the impact the OR has on workflow
  • Educating your support staff and know what is needed
  • What opportunities are available to improve?