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A Chemical Education- Vendor Spotlight with Certol International

Beyond Clean Podcast

Release Date: 03/13/2020

Beyond Clean Live:  UV Disinfection in the OR & Sterile Processing show art Beyond Clean Live: UV Disinfection in the OR & Sterile Processing

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More and more healthcare facilities around the globe are looking closer at, or upgrading their fleet of, UV technology. This LIVE broadcast will talk about how the science of "killer light" plays out in surface disinfection and how/if this technology has further application in the Operating Room and Sterile Processing environments. This is one of those episodes when you may want to bring your Infection Prevention & Environmental Service team along for the ride as well. Buckle up! It'll be a fun one!

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Articles On-The-Go:  The Case for Articles On-The-Go: The Case for "Product Advocacy" in the Sterile Processing Universe: Why We Need Each Other

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Hank explains the importance of advocating for best products as well as best practices: "If your department has fallen in love with a lumen brush or rigid container system, share your story, tell your tale. Have you found the perfect sleeve for a laryngoscope blade? Inquiring minds want to know. As Sterile Processing professionals, we are not only experts in processes, but we -- the users -- can become experts in our products..."

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Season 4 Re-Release:  Nancy Chobin - Policies & Patients, Insights on Explant Reprocessing show art Season 4 Re-Release: Nancy Chobin - Policies & Patients, Insights on Explant Reprocessing

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Have you ever been asked to reprocess an implant device that had been removed from a patient? Chances are high that you have encountered this scenario at least once in your Sterile Processing career, but to date, there has been very little written or discussed on the topic. How can you ensure the device can be safely cleaned and given to a patient without manufacturer instructions or validation for reprocessing the single use implant?

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Without Question: Ground-breaking Study on Failures in Endoscope Reprocessing show art Without Question: Ground-breaking Study on Failures in Endoscope Reprocessing

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Reprocessing flexible endoscopes is a challenging task that begs the question: is it finally time for a paradigm shift in endoscope reprocessing? On this Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight we talk with Dr. Jeremy Yarwood, Nancy Fellows, and Dr. Ryan Lewis from Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) about how hospitals can utilize the ASP STERRAD® Systems and ASP AEROFLEXTM Automatic Endoscope Reprocessor (AER) to address reprocessing failures with patient safety in mind.

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Real Talk:  Getting Real About PPE Shortages show art Real Talk: Getting Real About PPE Shortages

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In this episode Bob discusses the frustration surrounding PPE shortages and asks the necessary question -- what are we going to do to prevent this in the future? Tune in as Bob #getsreal about this important topic.

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Articles On-The-Go:  Sterile Processing, Infection Control, and Zero Patient Harm: Collaboration Starts with Us  show art Articles On-The-Go: Sterile Processing, Infection Control, and Zero Patient Harm: Collaboration Starts with Us

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We cover the critical importance of collaborating with Infection Control professionals to keep your patients safe and get your SPD departments what they need: While few folks would argue with the importance of high level infection control practices within Sterile Processing departments in the abstract, we still often face logistical challenges with getting this message heard when it counts..."

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Season 4 Re-Release:  Ted May - The Hidden History of Ethylene Oxide (EtO) show art Season 4 Re-Release: Ted May - The Hidden History of Ethylene Oxide (EtO)

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How much do you know about the history of ethylene oxide and the formative role it has played in modern medical device sterilization? For older generations of Sterile Processing professionals, images of large tanks and extended aeration times may come to mind. For younger generations of technicians, EtO technology may be little understood and likely even misunderstood. We discuss the importance of this sterilization modality to the past and future of the global sterile processing industry.

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Ready, AIM, Automate! The Next Generation of Sterile Processing Automation show art Ready, AIM, Automate! The Next Generation of Sterile Processing Automation

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On this week's release of the Vendor Spotlight Series we talk with Braun Kiess, Co-Founder and Chief Sales and Finance Officer of RST Automation, about the AIM Tray Assembly and AIM Peel Pack Systems. These systems are changing the way Sterile Processing Departments are utilizing technology to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness. Can humans collaborate with technology? They can and should! Listen now to find out why.

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60-Second Growth Spurt:  Becoming A Dynamic Speaker show art 60-Second Growth Spurt: Becoming A Dynamic Speaker

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If you have been leading your team, you’re comfortable speaking in front of a group, and you have information to share that will help reshape the industry in small or large ways, then it may be time to take the next step into the world of public speaking and showcase your knowledge in a larger setting! Join Lindsay for this #GrowthSpurt on becoming a dynamic speaker and learn easy ways to impact your audiences of all sizes.

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Articles On-The-Go:  Three Wonderful Ways Not to Waste Your Friday: A Sterile Processing Week'enders Handbook show art Articles On-The-Go: Three Wonderful Ways Not to Waste Your Friday: A Sterile Processing Week'enders Handbook

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It's Wednesday...but Friday is coming! Will your department be ready? On this episode of Articles On-The-Go, get some tips on ensuring your department is set to weather the weekend storm:"No matter how you spend your Fridays in SPD, do yourself and your team a favor and give them the tools they need to dominate the next two days. Your weekend warriors will appreciate all the help they can get, and you'll sleep much more soundly at night knowing the department is in well supplied, competent hands...."

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When it comes to implementing reliable consistent chemicals to do the dirtiest jobs in sterile processing, few names rise to the top like Certol International. With a 40-year track record in chemical manufacturing for infection prevention products, Certol International embodies a commitment to quality that is long-lasting. On this week’s release of the Beyond Clean Vendor Spotlight series we speak with Peggy Spitzer and Brett Norton about the common issue experienced in healthcare facilities of soils drying on surgical instrumentation and we take a deep dive into the role of chemicals and the correct application of them. Certol International led the charge when it came to point-of-use cleaning and during this episode we talk with them about their products that are shaping instrument care.

Learn more by visiting www.certol.com. Call Certol at 1-800-843-3343 and ask for Peggy or Brett or e-mail them at pspitzer@certol.com and bnorton@certol.com for educational information and to ask questions directly. Follow Certol on Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook. 

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