Sterilization and Decontamination Conference: The IAHCSMM Regional Meeting

Led by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM)– Florida chapter, this two-day scientific meeting on management of sterilisation and decontamination departments will feature techniques and methods to improve services and performance of CSSD professionals.  Featuring regional experts to discuss on operational practices to achieve excellence in CSSD.  



Benefits of attending:

  • Appraise new architectural designs of CSSD to decrease risk of contamination, increase efficiency and reduce cost of handling
    instruments
  • Review international accreditation requirements to keep CS departments functioning at peak performance
  • Identify sources of sterilization failures and develop risk management to control errors
  • Review basics on microbial destruction, sterility sampling, sterility assurance, and sterilization cycle development to improve infection control
  • Identify challenges in setting up new CSSD

Key topics:

  • Guidelines for disinfection and sterilisation of instruments in healthcare facilities
  • Cleaning standards, sterilisation practices and infection control
  • Logistics of processed items in hospitals
  • Updates in the CSSD workflow    

Who should attend:

  • Laboratory professionals
  • Biomedical engineers
  • Clinical professionals

Learn from the best speakers:

  • Brian Reynolds, Immediate Past President, IAHCSMM, Assistant Chief of Sterile Processing, VA Medical Center
  • Damien Berg, Regional Manager, UCHealth
  • Arthur Henderson, Senior Clinical Education Specialist
  • Michael Matthews, Director for Clinical Education and Training, Northfield Medical
  • Jamelle Ross, Regional Director of Clinical Operations, Steris/IMS
  • Chris Pacholski, Clinical Regional Manager, Healthmark Industries