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SSD supervisors / managers (to NHS guidance)

DTM
5 days
Also available as an onsite course

Course Details

Course code
DTM
Days
5 days
Category
Decontamination
Tags
Healthcare
Accreditation
City & Guilds Assured
Training method
Scheduled, Onsite available

This course is aimed at National Health Service staff and others in the private sector who have responsibility for the management and production of all sterile services and goods.

ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN

ONSITE COURSE

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Who is the course for

This course is aimed at National Health Service staff and others in the private sector who have responsibility for the management and production of all sterile services and goods. These include Sterile Services managers, supervisors and those designated the ‘User’ as defined in NHS guidance.

Aims & objectives

To enable learners to meet their responsibilities as users.

BY THE END OF THE COURSE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

– Define various sterilization and washer-disinfection processes

– Describe the operating principles of porous load sterilizers

– Carry out daily and weekly tests

– Identify appropriate documentation

– Explain roles and responsibilities of key personnel involved with sterile services

– Reference and describe specified testing procedures

– Correctly interpret test results provided by the CP(D) and explain certification responsibilities

Prerequisite to attending the course

Delegates should be working in or towards a supervisor/manager role within an acute trust/sterile services environment.

Additional information

The course includes practical work on sterilizers and washer-disinfectors to help in the attainment of the objectives.

Related courses

Although our Users’ course covers washer disinfectors, it does not cover the more specific requirements of flexible endoscope washer disinfectors. Knowledge of this subject can be gained by attending our Management of flexible endoscope decontamination (to NHS guidance) course.

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Our extensive practical facilities give learners the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience within a safe and controlled environment.

Course FAQs

Eastwood Park offers decontamination courses that fit into 3 main categories – for operators, management courses and engineering validation and testing.

Our Introduction to Decontamination (IDO) course is ideal for anyone who has a need to know about decontamination but who is not familiar with it, providing you with a broad, high-level understanding of the purpose and constraints on decontamination practices and in particular the role of the sterile services department (SSD) in the broader healthcare setting.

You can download our learner handbook on our learners page.

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