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.

Learning points:

  • 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. 


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If you are unable to attend the live webinar, please register and the recording will be emailed directly to you following the live webinar.