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Minimally Invasive Surgery: Instrument Readiness

Course Introduction The proper care and handling of laparoscopic and other surgical instruments developed for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and their readiness when needed is critical to the safety of patients and healthcare personnel alike. This workbook contains an overview of guidelines and processes...
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Introduction to Rigid Endoscopes: Their Care and Cleaning

Course Introduction This course describes the importance of proper care, handing, cleaning, high-level disinfection or sterilization, and storage of rigid endoscopes. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the safe handling of a rigid endoscope. -...
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Surgical Instruments: Care and Handling, and Sterilization Considerations

Course Introduction Surgical instruments, even those most delicate, can withstand many sterilization cycles if handled and cared for properly. This means the healthcare personnel in charge of caring for the instruments must clean them correctly, and put them through proper sterilization, storage, inspection...
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Care and Handling of Powered Surgical Instruments

Course Introduction The proper care and handling of powered surgical instruments is critical to the safety of patients and healthcare personnel alike. This course contains a complete overview of guidelines and processes designed to ensure the proper use, handling, cleaning, and sterilization of powered...
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Care and Handling of Endoscopes, Video Cart Systems, and Powered Surgical Instruments

Course Introduction The proper care and handling of endoscopes, video cart systems, and powered surgical instruments is critical to the safety of patients and healthcare personnel alike. This course contains a complete overview of guidelines and processes designed to ensure the proper use/handling, cleaning,...
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The Challenge of Cleaning Laparoscopic Instruments

Course Introduction Laparoscopic instruments are one of the biggest challenges to OR equipment reprocessing personnel today. They are very difficult to clean because of the their long internal lumens and multiple parts which may trap debris. In addition, the growing use of endoscopic electrosurgery and...
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