Endoscope Reprocessing - Description

Endoscope

Our course  is a 36-hour  combined didactic (classroom) and hands-on (laboratory with endoscopes) hospital-based ( theory and experience) instruction. It is taught by an experienced hospitalist who has worked and managed the sterile processing department for more than 20 years.

The class curriculum is based on the guidelines set by the Certification Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc or CBSPD. Completion of the course makes one eligible to take the national certification board examination administered by CBSPD.

Course Outline:

  1. Rules, Regulations and Safety
  2. Anatomy and Physiology
  3. Microbiology
  4. Infection Prevention
  5. Medical Terminology and Medical Procedures Involving Endoscopes
  6. Workplace Design and Employee Safety in Endoscope Reprocessing
  7. Cleaning
  8. High Level Disinfection
  9. Processing Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes and Bronchoscopes