Ray Taurasi offers advice on sterilizer maintenance, sterile field best practices, and working productively with OR staff.
Ray Taurasi offers advice on the proper use of instrument marking tape, the difference between gravity and vacuum sterilizers, and placement of a new ultrasonic washer.
Ray Taurasi offers advice on how to set up a safe, compliant eyewasher station and what’s needed to create a suitable space for processing endoscopes.
Ray offers advice on proper washer testing and disinfector inspections to sterile processing professionals.
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.
Ray Taurasi advises on how to handle and combine sets with differing IFUs, best practices for lining sterilization racks, and mixing containers.
Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi fields questions about Cleaning the SPD; sterilizing bone tissue; retaining count sheets; incomplete IFUs
Sterile processing expert Ray Taurasi fields questions about explants, insulated instrument care.
Appropriate air for drying scopes; reprocessing hazards still rate high
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.