Reprocessing Specialist Training
Nurses, Technicians, Sterile Processing,
Biomedical Technicians and Engineers
Registration: 8:00amProgram: 8:30am - 3:30pm
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.
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.
Review endoscope construction
Discuss reprocessing standards and procedures
Identify common reprocessing errors
Review proper handling and storage
Discuss repair avoidance and cost reduction
Topic & Objectives
Discuss the fundamentals of endoscope anatomy
9:45am - 10:45am
Pre-cleaning/ Leak testing
Review Olympus guidelines for pre-cleaning and leak testing
10:45am - 11:15am
Demonstrate proper pre-cleaning and leak testing of Olympus endoscopes
Manual Cleaning/ AER
Provide precise training on manual reprocessing of Olympus endoscopes
Demonstrate proper manual cleaning of Olympus endoscopes
Storage/ Repair Reduction
Discuss proper endoscope handling and storage
CF-2T, 160-180 Series Endoscopes, OER-Pro
$175 per personSame Facility Discount: $150.00 per personClass 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.
Note: there is a no smoking policy for the Center Valley Campus. This policy is strictly enforced. Dress code for this facility is Business.
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.
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