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How to Ensure CSSD Technician’s Safety in the Workplace

We, CSSD technicians, ought to ensure our safety in our workplace especially in Decontamination area, as we’re greatly affected and exposed to any airborne contaminants, blood borne pathogens and the chemical hazards (Disinfectants and...

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CSSD Staff and Other Considerations

The CSSD or Sterile Processing Department is considered a backbone of modern medical practice. Its primary aim is to centralize all sterilization activities in the hospital, along with the timely redistribution of the sterilized...

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Quality Assurance for CSSD Hospital Equipment

A technician who undergoes CSSD certification is trained to ensure that all medical instruments that enter the CSSD in hospital environments are clean and decontaminated from any bacterial spores. The sterile processing certification is...

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Sterile Processing Technician Course (Classroom-based and Online)

There are lots of opportunities for employment in hospital central sterile service departments abroad — especially in the North American, Middle Eastern, and Australian regions. Despite being a high-paying job with varying responsibilities, being...

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The Process of Producing Sterile Instruments

Bacteria are notorious for their ability to adapt and resist external agents. This is why it is important to ensure that all items in the hospital are free from their contamination. Medical instruments, especially,...

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Sterile Processing Duties and Responsibilities

While not commonly given attention, the CSSD or Sterile Processing Department and its instrument sterilization technician corps are the unseen upholders of the hospital structure. Because of their efforts, doctors, nurses, and other health...

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What is CSSD or Sterile Processing Department

As an integrated unit within hospitals and healthcare facilities, the CSSD performs sterilization and other related actions on medical consumables, equipment, and devices. These items will then be used where aseptic procedures are performed...