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OR Excellence Session Previews - June 2015

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4 8 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E J U N E 2 0 1 5 J ust because instrument reprocessing is done frequently, doesn't mean it's done correctly. With new guidelines and technologies hitting the outpatient arena every day, it can be hard to keep proper practices straight and ensure you're compliant with the latest guidelines. Rose Seavey, RN, BSN, MBA, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT, will discuss the challenges facilities face and share updates of the latest standards in her presentation, "Best Practices in Reprocessing Reusable Medical Devices." • Moving targets. Many people aren't aware of the most current standards and recommended practices. They're almost moving targets these days. I want to make sure all facilities understand what those best practices are and the best ways to implement them. • Common reprocessing errors. One of the biggest prob- lems out there is a lack of competency and training Time to Revamp Your Sterile Processing Department Instrument sterilization is more complex than ever (can you say duodenoscopes?). Are your techs up to speed? Speaker Profile • President and CEO of Seavey Healthcare Consulting. • Former director of sterile pro- cessing at the Children's Hospital of Denver. • An expert on sterile processing who authored the book Sterile Processing In Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Accreditation Surveys. Rose Seavey, RN, BSN, MBA, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT

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