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All Self-Study CEUs are valid for certification for 5 years from publish date by CBSPD.

Since August 2014, all HPN self-study CEUs are valid for certification from 3 years from approval date by IAHCSMM

2017

June 2017

Considering a higher level of quality for scopes

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2022

IAHCSMM Expiration: April 30, 2020

May 2017

QMS on the horizon

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CBSPD Expiration: April 30, 2022

IAHCSMM Expiration: March 30, 2020

April 2017

Wet sets: Assessing the issues

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2022

IAHCSMM Expiration: March 3, 2020

March 2017

Sink ergonomics in the SPD

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CBSPD Expiration: February 28, 2022

IAHCSMM Expiration: January 1, 2020

February 2017

Hydrogen peroxide sterilization in healthcare facilities today

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2022

IAHCSMM Expiration: January 9, 2020

January 2017

The SPD force multiplier: Ultrasonic cleaning

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: December 7, 2019

2016

December 2016

Worth the risk assessment!

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: November 2, 2019

November 2016

Is that really clean?

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: October 4, 2019

October 2016

SPD: Win-Win means collaboration, teamwork with Infection Preventionist

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: September 7, 2019

September 2016

The Surgical Instrument Protection Team

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CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: August 2, 2019

August 2016

Quality assurance for low-temperature sterilizers

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: July 5, 2019

July 2016

TCO in the SPD: Forethought can lead to more economical equipment ownership and operation

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CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: June 7, 2019

June 2016

Reprocessing in the ambulatory surgery center setting

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: May 6, 2019

May 2016

Water quality for device reprocessing

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CBSPD Expiration: April 30, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: April 4, 2019

April 2016

Processing flexible endoscopes: AORN's updated evidence-based guidelines

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: March 7, 2019

March 2016

Standards, sterilization and quality control

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CBSPD Expiration: Februay 28, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: February 3, 2019

February 2016

Measuring the efficacy of manual endoscope cleaning

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2021

IAHCSMM Expiration: January 7, 2019

January 2016

Rinsing: the most misunderstood step in reprocessing

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: December 4, 2018

2015

December 2015

Reprocessing:Improving quality and patient safety through accreditation preparedness

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: November 4, 2018

November 2015

Complying with AAMI ST91: Key recommendations for your facility

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CBSPD Expiration: October 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: October 13, 2018

October 2015

Internal/external disasters in sterile processing: Are you prepared?

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: September 2, 2018

September 2015

CQI in device decontamination: the role of washer indicator

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CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: August 7, 2018

August 2015

What’s your type? Changes in chemical indicator categorization

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: July 2, 2018

July 2015

Periodic device testing

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CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: June 10, 2018

June 2015

Control of CRE transmissions and the use of Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: May 12, 2018

May 2015

Optimizing a sterile processing quality system

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CBSPD Expiration: April 30, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: April 7, 2018

April 2015

The essential elements of water quality

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: February 27, 2018

March 2015

The essential elements of water quality

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CBSPD Expiration: February 29, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: February 7, 2018

February 2015

OSHA Regulatory Requirements: Instrument decontamination begins at the point of use

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CBSPD Expiration: February 1, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: January 26, 2018

January 2015

Using HPG sterilization for heat-sensitive devices

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: November 21, 2017

2014

December 2014

How will UDI impact CSSD?

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: October 31, 2017

November 2014

Which chemical indicator is right for me?

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CBSPD Expiration: October 31, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: October 7, 2017

October 2014

Assessing staff competencies in Central Service

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: August 26, 2017

September 2014

Cleaning, inspecting and maintaining laparoscopic instruments

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CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2019

IIAHCSMM Expiration: July 25, 2017

August 2014

Quality assurance: is your process in control?

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2019

IIAHCSMM Expiration: IAHCSMM Expiration: June 11, 2017

July 2014

Biofilm and the reprocessing of medical devices

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CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2019

June 2014

Table-top steam sterilizers: quality control considerations

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2019

May 2014

Quality tools help CS follow equipment and product specifications

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CBSPD Expiration: April 30, 2019

April 2014

A common sterile processing challenge - loaner instrumentation

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2019

March 2014

Chemical disinfection and sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: February 28, 2019

February 2014

Monitoring steam and low temperature sterilization processes

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2019

January 2014

“Hot” issues in steam sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2018

2013

December 2013

Troubleshooting surface stains on instruments after steam sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2018

November 2013

Endoscope care watch-outs

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CBSPD Expiration: October 31, 2018

September 2013

Hands-free automated disinfection systems for patient areas

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CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2018

August 2013

Sterilization containers: A surgeon’s toolbox

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2018

July 2013

A primer on disinfection

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CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2018

June 2013

Detecting steam sterilization process failures: BIs tell a story

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2018

May 2013

Quality management systems for point-of-use reprocessing

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CBSPD Expiration: April 30, 2018

April 2013

Sterile processing: Preparing for an accreditation process

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2018

March 2013

Oxidative chemistries for disinfection and sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: February 28, 2018

February 2013

Immediate-use steam sterilization (IUSS) facts

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2018

January 2013

Water quality systems in sterile processing

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2017

2012

December 2012

Reprocessing in the ambulatory surgery setting

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2017

November 2012

Washer monitoring: A must-have for today’s best practices (Part Two)

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CBSPD Expiration: October 31, 2017

October 2012

Sterilization Recommended Practices: Checking in on 2012

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2017

September 2012

Washer monitoring: A must-have for today’s best practices (Part 1)

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CBSPD Expiration: August 31, 2017

August 2012

A risky undertaking: Manual cleaning of flexible endoscopes

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2017

July 2012

GS1, GTINs and the SPD: Where we are and where we’re going

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CBSPD Expiration: June 30, 2017

June 2012

Human factors in Central Sterile Services Department

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2017

March 2012

Blanket and fluid warming cabinet basics for SPD professionals

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CBSPD Expiration: February 28, 2017

February 2012

Ethylene oxide sterilization: Regulatory roundup

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2017