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Sterilisation of Surgical Instruments: From Basic to Advancement


Topic Sterilisation of Surgical Instruments: From Basic to Advancement
Course Type
Content
  • To review the basic knowledge and practice of disinfection and sterilisation of surgical instruments
  • To keep update on the sterilisation standard and best practice in healthcare facilities
  • To explore for novel approach in sterilisation of surgical instruments

Poster

Date 30 September 2021
Venue Web-based
Organizer Co-organised by Infectious Disease Control Training Centre, Hospital Authority (HA IDCTC)/ Infection Control Branch (ICB), Centre for Health Protection (CHP) and Chief Infection Control Officer’s Office, HA
Target Group Healthcare professionals practicing in HA, Department of Health and private settings, in particular those working in the field of infection control
Speakers

AM Session    Basic concept and practice in sterilisation of surgical instruments

Time Topic Speaker
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome speech Dr Hong CHEN
Consultant i/c HA IDCTC/ Head, ICB CHP
09:05 – 09:50 Basic concepts and standard in disinfection and sterilisation of surgical instruments Ms Patricia CHING
Principal Nurse of World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, School of Public Health, the University of Hong Kong
09:50 – 10:35 International standard in sterilisation of surgical instruments Ms Janet PRUST
Chair-Elect, Board of Directors, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 
10:35 – 10:50 Q&A  
10:50 – 11:05 Break  
11:05 – 11:50 Decontamination and reprocessing of medical devices in Hospital Authority: Standard and Practice Mr Terence AU YEUNG
Department Operations Manager (Central Sterile Supply Department & Theatre Sterile Supply Unit), United Christian Hospital, HA
11:50 – 12:35 The importance of water quality in sterilisation practice Mr Wayne SPENCER
UK Registered Authorising Engineer (Decontamination) and Expert of Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM)
12:35 – 12:50 Q&A  
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch break  
PM Session    Advancement in sterilisation of surgical instruments
Time Topic Speaker
14:00 – 14:45 Low temperature sterilisation methods: user’s perspective Mr Herve NEY
Expert in sterilisation, the University Hospitals of Geneva and Treasurer of World Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences (WFHSS)
14:45 – 15:30 Which criteria to select packaging items and to determine the shelf life of sterilised medical devices packaged with single use packaging Dr Christine DENIS
President of World Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences (WFHSS) and Hospital Pharmacist / CSSD Manager, Lille University Hospital
15:30 – 15:45 Q&A  
15:45 – 16:00 Break  
16:00 – 16:45 Automation in CSSD: Opportunities and Challenges Mr Harry OUSSOREN
Vice-President of World Federation for Hospital Sterilisation Sciences (WFHSS) and Expert in Sterile Medical Devices, Amsterdam University Medical Centres
16:45 – 17:30 Latest developments in the reprocessing of complex robot instruments Ms Nupur JAIN
Co-chair of Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI), Sterilisation Standards Working Group
17:30 – 17:45 Q&A  
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Published at 2021-09-24
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