Introduction to Water Quality
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM CT
This webinar is an introduction for any healthcare professional to increase their knowledge about water and its uses in medical facilities especially in a medical device reprocessing department. Water quality, especially poor water quality can have an negative impact on any process and can lead to poor patient outcomes. This is a 1.0-hour webinar power point program that will help the attendees understand the who, what, where, when and why the quality of water used in a medical facility is important.
- Define and understand the role of the water plays in a medical facility with emphasis on medical device reprocessing.
- Review 3 major factors that impact water quality: Hardness, Temperature, pH
- Review the standards, guidelines and IFU that prescribe the quality of water you must use in the cleaning process: AAMI, AST, AORN, EPA, FDA, OEM IFU
- Understand how poor water can contribute to poor outcomes in patients care.
Certification: Eligible for one (1) continuing education (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. Eligible for 1 credit for IAHCSMM and CBSPD.
If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please register and the recording will be emailed directly to you following the live webinar.