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Transportable vacuum steam sterilizers – periodic testing (to NHS Guidance)

STM4
5 days
Also available as an onsite course

Course Details

Course code
STM4
Days
5 days
Category
Decontamination
Tags
Healthcare, Commerical
Accreditation
City & Guilds Assured
Training method
Scheduled, Onsite available

This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely complete validation and verification periodic tests required under healthcare guidance and supplemented by the manufacturer’s advice on N and B type small steam sterilizers.

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Who is the course for

This course is for mobile maintenance and service engineering staff required to complete periodic validation and verification tests on small benchtop N or B type sterilizers used in dental or other healthcare clinics. This course is suitable for individuals with prior experience* of testing and/or in-depth maintenance of such equipment.

Aims & objectives

This course will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely complete validation and verification periodic tests required under healthcare guidance and supplemented by the manufacturer’s advice on N and B type small steam sterilizers.

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

– Recognise the requirements for sterilization of reusable medical devices

– Identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel

– Recognise microbiology terms commonly referred to in decontamination

– Identify risks associated with small steam sterilizers and publications relevant to their ongoing safety

– Relate basic properties of steam to process parameters and steam quality

– Relate principles of pressure and temperature measurement to the use and calibration of test equipment

– Relate operation principles of N and B type small steam sterilizers to necessary design features

– Prepare and operate specified test equipment

– Complete generic periodic tests

– Evaluate test results

 

Pre-requisites for this course

A basic working knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering principles.

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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

You will be sent arrival instructions prior via email to the course start date. You can find all other information in the learner handbook.

You can book onsite accommodation here with Eastwood Park Country House. Take a look via the accommodation page.

The course is 5 days long.

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