Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians / Edition 4

Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians / Edition 4

by The American Society for Healthcare Central Service Professionals of the American Hospital Associati, Ashcsp, The American Society for Healthcare Cent
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787959472

ISBN-13: 9780787959470

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This revised, updated version contains all the recent changes in: liquid chemical germicides sterilization methodologies biological and chemical monitoring systems standard precautions Federal regulations i.e. FDA Reuse regulations) Microbiology (i.e. CJD) The Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians (fourth edition) consists of easy-to-read

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This revised, updated version contains all the recent changes in: liquid chemical germicides sterilization methodologies biological and chemical monitoring systems standard precautions Federal regulations i.e. FDA Reuse regulations) Microbiology (i.e. CJD) The Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians (fourth edition) consists of easy-to-read information to assist in educating new and current central service staff; including numerous pages of terminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787959470
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
J-B AHA Press Series, #14
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.74(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

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.

Educational Objectives.

Organizational Structure.

Objectives and Functions.

Major Areas in Central Service.

Ethics.

Safety.

Personal Cleanliness.

Continuous Quality Improvement.

Rules and Regulations.

Communication.

Summary.

2. Human Anatomy and Physiology.

Educational Objectives.

Cell Biology.

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.

Summary.

3. Microbiology and Infection Control.

Educational Objectives.

Basic Microbiology.

Disease Transmission.

Disease Prevention.

Nosocomial Infections and Cross-Contamination.

Disinfection Principles.

Sterilization Principles.

Isolation.

Summary.

4. Decontamination.

Educational Objectives.

Collection and Transport of Used Supplies and Equipment.

Decontamination Area.

Standard Precautions.

Detergents and Cleaning Agents.

Disinfectants.

Cleaning and Processing Equipment.

Cleaning, Disinfection, and Preparation Procedures.

Summary.

5. Instrumentation.

Educational Objectives.

Handheld Surgical Instruments.

Powered Instruments.

Endoscopic Instruments.

Summary.

6. Preparation and Packaging for Sterilization.

Educational Objectives.

Preparation of Instruments.

Pack Construction.

Miscellaneous Preparation.

Principles of Packaging.

Types of Packaging Materials.

Wrapping Techniques.

Pouches.

Containerized Packaging.

Labeling Packages.

Shelf Life.

Summary.

7. Sterilization.

Educational Objectives.

Factors Affecting Sterilization.

Monitoring the Sterilization Process.

Steam Sterilization.

EtO Sterilization.

Dry-Heat Sterilization.

Liquid Chemical Sterilization.

Gas Plasma Sterilization.

Summary.

8. Sterile Storage.

Educational Objectives.

Maintaining Product Sterility.

Stock Arrangement, Rotation, and Shelf Life.

Summary.

9. Distribution.

Educational Objectives.

Types of Distribution Systems.

Delivery Methods and Equipment.

Distribution Work Practices.

Summary.

10. Inventory Control.

Educational Objectives.

Measuring Inventory Performance.

Managing Inventory.

Summary.

Appendix A: Central Service Terminology.

Appendix B: Medical Terminology for Central Service Department Employees.

Appendix C: Symbols Used by Device Manufacturers.

Bibliography.

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