What Every Veterinary Technician Should Know About Their Instrument Reprocessing Quality
Sarah B. Cruz CSPDT, CRCST, CHL, CIS of PRETREAT CSS
Veterinary Technicians have an extensive list of responsibilities, including instrument reprocessing. This presentation will teach the fundamental skills to clean and sterilize instruments effectively. Allowing veterinary technicians to play a key role in infection prevention in their clinics.
- Discuss the challenges of limited access to reprocessing training for veterinary technicians.
- Describe how basic infection control principles can have dramatic impacts on quality outcomes.
- Explain the need to empower veterinary technicians to become reprocessing subject matter experts.
- Provide critical insights into “Go” – “No-Go” scenarios during the reprocessing workflow.