Sterilising and Reprocessing

Dr Meredith Hodge1 1PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, QEII Medical Centre, Hospital Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009     Infection Control Practitioners may find navigating the water microbiology requirements in the 2019 Amendment 2 difficult.  Environmental microbiology is not usually specifically taught,...
  • November 16, 2019
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Kristie Popkiss1 1St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals, 1 Clayton Street, Midland WA 6056   Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices is a key component of the NSQHS Standard 3, however it can be a minefield for most...
  • November 10, 2019
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Terry McAuley1 1STEAM Consulting Pty Ltd, PO Box 2249 Greenvale VIC 3059, terry@steamconsulting.com.au The current edition of AS/NZS4187 was published in December 2014. Since that time two amendments have been published, the most recent released on May 7th, 2019. Amendment...
  • October 15, 2019
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Jocelyne M Basseal1 PhD 1Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine, Suite 501, 11 Help Street, Chatswood NSW 2067 j.basseal@asum.com.au   In early 2017, the joint ASUM/ACIPC Guidelines for Reprocessing Ultrasound Transducers were published. As the first collaborative project between both...
  • September 12, 2019
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