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3M Series

What’s new in AAMI ST79:2017?

OCTOBER 2017
CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: September 9, 2020

Critical thinking

AUGUST 2017
CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: July 6, 2020

Considering a higher level of quality for...

June 2017
CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: April 30, 2020

Wet sets: Assessing the issues

APRIL 2017
CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: March 3, 2020

Hydrogen peroxide sterilization in healthcare facilities today

FEBRUARY 2017
CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2022
IAHCSMM Expiration: January 9, 2020

Worth the risk assessment!

DECEMBER 2016
CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: November 2, 2019

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

OCTOBER 2016
CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: September 7, 2019

Quality assurance for low-temperature sterilizers

AUGUST 2016
CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: July 5, 2019

Reprocessing in the ambulatory surgery center setting

JUNE 2016
CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: May 6, 2019

Processing flexible endoscopes

APRIL 2016
CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: March 7, 2019

Measuring the efficacy of manual endoscope cleaning

FEBRUARY 2016
CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2021
IAHCSMM Expiration: January 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

April 2015

The essential elements of water quality

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2020

IAHCSMM Expiration: February 27, 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

December 2014

How will UDI impact CSSD?

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: October 31, 2017

October 2014

Assessing staff competencies in Central Service

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2019

IAHCSMM Expiration: August 26, 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

June 2014

Table-top steam sterilizers: quality control considerations

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2019

April 2014

A common sterile processing challenge - loaner instrumentation

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2019

February 2014

Monitoring steam and low temperature sterilization processes

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2019

December 2013

Troubleshooting surface stains on instruments after steam sterilization

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CBSPD Expiration: December 31, 2018

August 2013

Sterilization containers: A surgeon’s toolbox

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2018

June 2013

Detecting steam sterilization process failures: BIs tell a story

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2018

April 2013

Sterile processing: Preparing for an accreditation process

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CBSPD Expiration: March 31, 2018

February 2013

Immediate-use steam sterilization (IUSS) facts

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2018

December 2012

Reprocessing in the ambulatory surgery setting

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2017

October 2012

Sterilization Recommended Practices: Checking in on 2012

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2017

August 2012

A risky undertaking: Manual cleaning of flexible endoscopes

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CBSPD Expiration: July 31, 2017

June 2012

Human factors in Central Sterile Services Department

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CBSPD Expiration: May 31, 2017

February 2012

Ethylene oxide sterilization: Regulatory roundup

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CBSPD Expiration: January 31, 2017

December 2011

Operating room/central sterile supply department collaboration

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CBSPD Expiration: November 30, 2016

October 2011

Sterility - You couldn’t see it then; you can’t see it now

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CBSPD Expiration: September 30, 2016