PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF STERILIZATION
Classroom and laboratory experience in the packaging, assembly, and sterilization of procedural trays, instrument sets, and sterile supplies. Major topics include methods of high and low temperature sterilization, sterilization chemicals, and packaging materials. Guidelines for point of use processing are discussed. Operations, parameters, and maintenance of various sterilizers is included, as well as monitoring of the sterilization process and quality control. Proper storage and storage concerns for sterile supplies are included.
MMN 103, 108, 113, 124, 126.