Reprocessing and sterilizing services

Gerald Chan 1, John Pereira 2, Victoria D’Abrera 3 1 St John Of God Murdoch Hospital, Murdoch, WA, Australia 2 Fiona Stanley Hospital (Serco), Murdoch, WA, Australia 3 St John of God Pathology, Osborne Park, WA, Australia   Introduction: The reprocessing of reusable medical devices (RMDs) plays a significant role in...
  • August 29, 2016
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Sue Greig 1 1 Senior Project Officer, Australian Commission On Safety And Quality In Health Care (acsqhc), Sydney, NSW, Australia   Any organisation large or small that requires reusable medical devices (RMDs) as part of its scope of service has the responsibility to insure that the reprocessing...
  • August 8, 2016
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Roel Castillo 1 1 CSSD  Manager, Macquarie University Hospital, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia   Introduction: The Sterilizing Services Department is responsible for compliance to Standard (part of) 3.8, 3.16, 3.17 & 3.18. With the publication of the new AS 4187 compliance is literally more challenging. This...
  • August 8, 2016
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Roel Castillo 1 1 CSSD Manager, Macquarie University Hospital, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia   Introduction: The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare requires health service organizations to comply with 10 standards ensuring risk is minimized and patients get the quality of care they truly...
  • August 8, 2016
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