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Medical professionals, medical facility employees, individuals paying with Medicaid or private insurance Tax Forms. Supply Manager Training. All healthcare organizations that perform sterilization , including ambulatory surgery centers, physician offices, cardiac catherization laboratories, endoscopy suites, radiology departments, and dentist offices. According to the CDC, approximately The CDC states that disinfection and sterilization are essential for helping to ensure that medical and surgical instruments do not transmit infectious pathogens to patients.
The AAMI ST79 guideline is designed to help ensure the steam sterilization of products in healthcare facilities and the maintenance of the sterility of processed items until the point of use.
In addition to new or revised guidelines, AAMI ST has also been reorganized for easy navigation and readability to further help you stay in compliance with accrediting bodies. If your organization performs sterilization, you should have a copy of ST on hand and easily accessible to all staff.
From proper handling of contaminated instruments to verifying sterility using various indicators, these steps can help you achieve best practices for instrument reprocessing.
Help prevent infections with proper instrument disinfection and sterilization. Learn about caring for and reprocessing reusable medical devices using these CDC recommendations. The CDC Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities presents recommendations on the preferred methods for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of patient-care medical devices and for cleaning and disinfecting the healthcare environment.
Log In. Log In Become a Customer. Contact Us. Call Us Medical professionals, medical facility employees, individuals paying with Medicaid or private insurance Cancel Send. Clinical Resources. These indicators can be any type Type 3, 4, 5, or 6 but preferably a Type 5 or Type 6 indicator as these types of CIs provide the user with more information on the critical steam sterilization parameters.
Why are these sterilization guidelines changing? Sterilization Products Shop All. Instrument Reprocessing Best Practices. Additional Resources for Healthcare Providers The CDC Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities presents recommendations on the preferred methods for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of patient-care medical devices and for cleaning and disinfecting the healthcare environment. Back To Top.
Regulatory Roundup: AAMI ST79: 2017