Reprocessing Specialist Training

Course Credit

Target Audience

Nurses, Technicians, Sterile Processing, Biomedical Technicians and Engineers


Registration: 8:00am
Program: 8:30am - 3:30pm

Course Overview

This course is available to GI nurses and reprocessing technicians who are interested in thoroughly understanding the procedures for endoscope care and reprocessing. Participants will learn to recognize the important processes required for pre cleaning, leakage testing, manual cleaning, manual high level disinfection, endoscope handling and storage of Olympus endoscopes. Basic overview of endoscopy procedures and nomenclature of endoscopes will also be discussed. Hands-on training for reprocessing Olympus GI endoscopes will be provided.

Purpose Statement

This course is designed to provide Olympus flexible endoscope customers with the detailed training required to correctly reprocess GI flexible endoscopes. Endoscopy fundamentals and endoscope construction are discussed to help explain the reprocessing of the intricate inner channels of an endoscope. Attendees will work in a simulated reprocessing environment to practice the correct reprocessing steps that are learned during the course.

Learning Objective

  • Review endoscope construction
  • Discuss reprocessing standards and procedures
  • Identify common reprocessing errors
  • Review proper handling and storage
  • Discuss repair avoidance and cost reduction

Program at a Glance

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Agenda Session Topic & Objectives
8:00am- 8:20am Registration Refreshments
8:20am- 8:30am Welcome Opening Remarks
8:30am-9:30am Endoscope Fundamentals Discuss the fundamentals of endoscope anatomy
9:30am-9:45am Break .
9:45am - 10:45am Pre-cleaning/ Leak testing Review Olympus guidelines for pre-cleaning and leak testing
10:45am - 11:15am Hands-on Demonstrations Demonstrate proper pre-cleaning and leak testing of Olympus endoscopes
11:15am-12:15pm Manual Cleaning/ AER Provide precise training on manual reprocessing of Olympus endoscopes
12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch Break .
1:15pm-2:00pm Hands-on Demonstrations Demonstrate proper manual cleaning of Olympus endoscopes
2:00pm-2:15pm Break .
2:15pm-3:00pm Storage/ Repair Reduction Discuss proper endoscope handling and storage
3:00pm- 3:30pm Evaluations Adjournment

Hands On Stations

CF, GIF, BF,2T, 180-190 Series Endoscopes, OER-Pro

Registration Fee

$175 per person
Same Facility Discount: $150.00 per person

Class size is limited, please register early.
Note: All Full or Value-Added Olympus Service contract customers can use their contract number as a form of payment. Please contact your local Endoscopy Support Specialist if you have any questions regarding your service contract number.

Note: the course registration fee includes, but is not limited to, food & beverage, course materials, and parking fees.


Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by the CBSPD, Provider number 1045JCOR14 for 5.0 contact hours

Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by IAHCSMM, Provider Number Olympus 140603 for 5.0 contact hours.

Center Valley, PA Location

Note: there is a no smoking policy for the Center Valley Campus. This policy is strictly enforced.
Dress code for this facility is Business.

Endoscope Reprocessing Guidelines

Note: if you have a question about Olympus America Inc endoscope reprocessing guidelines, please contact our Customer Support Department at: 1-800-848-9024.

Course dates and locations are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy

Registered participants for Olympus University courses must provide us with their cancellation notice five business days prior to the program date. “No-Show” registrations will be charged a $50.00 cancellation fee for their catering/meeting expenses. This policy includes Olympus Full/ Value-Added Service Contract customers. A course registration can be transferred within a facility at anytime. Please call the Olympus University Registration Help Desk if you need to cancel your attendance


Click on a location below to register.

  • Oct 15, 2015
    Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC
    625 S Ashland Avenue
    at Harrison Street
    Chicago, IL, 60607
    Phone:(312) 491-1234
    Chicago, IL
  • Oct 24, 2015
    Piedmont Healthcare
    1968 Peachtree Road, NW
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    Atlanta, GA
  • Nov 04, 2015
    Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
    50 North Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215
    (614) 228-5050
    Columbus, OH
  • Nov 16, 2015
    Olympus Corporate Headquarters
    3500 Corporate Parkway
    Center Valley, PA 18034
    Center Valley, PA C1-1
  • Nov 17, 2015
    Olympus Corporate Headquarters
    3500 Corporate Parkway
    Center Valley, PA 18034
    Center Valley, PA C1-1
  • Dec 03, 2015
    Olympus Cleveland Service Center
    8370 Dow Circle
    Strongsville, OH 44136
    Cleveland, OH
  • Jan 23, 2016
    Charlotte, NC
  • Feb 11, 2016
    Jacksonville, FL
  • Feb 25, 2016
    Houston, TX
  • Mar 08, 2016
    Kansas City, KS