Washing your hands is only the beginning. The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is in the midst of hosting a five-day Sterile Processing Certification Prep Class from May 13-17 at the Hurst Conference Center.
Today’s sterile processing departments (SPD) prepare complex instrument trays that are used for complex surgical procedures. To prepare these instrument trays properly, technicians must follow a strict process with elaborate instructions for cleaning and sterilization. These labor-intensive steps must be followed in spite of the heavy workload of surgical instruments the department.