Training Manual for Health Care Central Service Technicians / Edition 4by The American Society for Healthcare Central Service Professionals of the American Hospital Associati, Ashcsp, The American Society for Healthcare Cent
Pub. Date: 01/28/2001
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… See more details below
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.
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.
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.
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 Service Department Employees.
Appendix C: Symbols Used by Device Manufacturers.
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