Endoscope cleaning is essential to the health and safety of patients, and is paramount in preventing the spread of infection. Endoscopes are complex instruments with many different small channels and parts. Endoscope cleaning protocols help to provide standardized, thorough instructions for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization. This course is designed to help the learner better understand these protocols and the importance of the process as a whole. The course will also identify challenges and common pitfalls in the cleaning process, as well as the danger of bacterial and viral exposure.
CBSPD APPROVAL CODE: # 1638AJWCOR20; Valid through: 12/31/2019 | IAHCSMM APPROVAL CODE: # 180503A; Valid through: 3/5/2020
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