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Washer testing; washer disinfector inspections

Ray offers advice on proper washer testing and disinfector inspections to sterile processing professionals.

Sharps safety; putting baby blankets in trays

Ray offers advice on setting up a sharps safety policy in the SPD and why placing baby blankets in case trays are not a good idea.

Combining similar instruments with different IFUs; lining sterilizer...

Ray Taurasi advises on how to handle and combine sets with differing IFUs, best practices for lining sterilization racks, and mixing containers.

Cleaning the SPD; sterilizing bone tissue; retaining count...

Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi fields questions about Cleaning the SPD; sterilizing bone tissue; retaining count sheets; incomplete IFUs

Handling explants; inspecting insulated instruments

Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi fields questions about explants, insulated instrument care.  

Appropriate air for drying scopes; reprocessing hazards still...

Appropriate air for drying scopes; reprocessing hazards still rate high

Selecting suitable storage and shelving; long sleeves in...

Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi answers questions about selecting the right storage and shelving and whether techs should wear long-sleeved shirts in the SPD.

Proper use of chemical and biological indicators; SPD...

Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi eliminates confusion about biological and chemical indicators and discusses the importance of having safe, AMMI-complaint ceilings in sterile processing areas, including storage areas.

Decontaminating open sets; separating sharps; ultrasonic testing variables

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Loathing long sleeves; sorting soiled linens; the purpose...

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