Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians / Edition 5by ASHCSP (American Society for Healthcare Central Services Professionals)
The Training Manual is the premier reference and reviewpublication for individuals preparing for examinations given by TheCertification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution. It isa concise, applicable tool that can be used for orientation,training, and instructional programs in health care facilities andin institutions for learning. The Fifth/i>… See more details below
The Training Manual is the premier reference and reviewpublication for individuals preparing for examinations given by TheCertification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution. It isa concise, applicable tool that can be used for orientation,training, and instructional programs in health care facilities andin institutions for learning. The Fifth Edition of themanual is the largest and most comprehensive to date.
Table of Contents
Foreword to the Fifth Edition.
Foreword to the Fourth Edition.
Foreword to the Third Edition.
Foreword to the Second Edition.
Foreword to the First Edition.
1 Introduction to Central Service.
Objectives and Functions.
Major Areas in Central Service.
Continuous Quality Improvement.
Rules and Regulations.
2 Human Anatomy and Physiology.
The Skeletal System.
The Muscular System.
The Nervous System.
The Circulatory System.
The Respiratory System.
The Digestive System.
The Urinary System.
The Reproductive System.
The Endocrine System.
The Sensory System.
3 Microbiology and Infection Control.
Nosocomial Infections and Cross-Contamination.
Collection and Transport of Used Supplies and Equipment.
Detergents and Cleaning Agents.
Cleaning and Processing Equipment.
Cleaning, Disinfection, and Preparation Procedures.
Handheld Surgical Instruments.
6 Preparation and Packaging for Sterilization.
Preparation of Instruments.
Basin Set Preparation.
Principles of Packaging.
Types of Packaging Materials.
Factors Affecting Sterilization.
Monitoring the Sterilization Process.
Liquid Chemical Sterilization.
Gas Plasma Sterilization.
8 Sterile Storage.
Maintaining Product Sterility.
Stock Arrangement, Rotation, and Shelf Life.
Types of Distribution Systems.
Delivery Methods and Equipment.
Distribution Work Practices.
10 Inventory Control.
Measuring Inventory Performance.
Appendix A: Central Service Terminology.
Appendix B: Medical Terminology for Central ServiceDepartment Employees.
Appendix C: Symbols Used by Device Manufacturers.
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