Do You Know Where Your Instruments Are?

Sterile Processing Technician School My hospital’s sterile processing department is a constant buzz of activity. We manage 2,000 instrument sets and 47 techs work around the clock to reprocess more than 300 trays — from basic laparoscopy equipment to complex orthopedic instrumentation — each day. As one of the department’s directors, it’s my job to…

Can You Pass This Infection Prevention Quiz?

Test your staff’s knowledge of skin prepping practices, instrument care and PPE protocols. It’s been more than a year since COVID-19 heightened the importance of following proper infection prevention protocols. Are you curious to see if your staff’s knowledge and daily practices get a clean bill of health? Have them answer the following questions and…