Reprocessing Specialist Training

Course Credit

Certificate of Completion

Target Audience

Endoscope Reprocessing Professionals


Registration: 7:45am
Program: 8:20am - 3:30pm

Course Overview

This full day educational program will include didactic presentations and hands on break out sessions. The content of this program is geared towards endoscope reprocessing professionals who are interested in reviewing the best practices for endoscope care and reprocessing. Participants will be able to recognize the important reprocessing steps related to patient care and safety.

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

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

Program at a Glance

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Agenda Session Topic & Objectives
7:45am- 8:20am Registration Refreshments
8:20am- 8:30am Welcome Opening Remarks
8:30am-9:00am Endoscope Fundamentals Discuss the fundamentals of endoscope anatomy
9:00am-9:45am Pre-cleaning/ Leak testing Review Olympus guidelines for pre-cleaning and leak testing
9:45am - 10:00am Break .
10:00am - 11:00am Hands-on Demonstrations Demonstrate proper pre-cleaning and leak testing of Olympus endoscopes
11:00am-12:00pm Manual Cleaning/ AER Provide precise training on manual reprocessing of Olympus endoscopes
12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch Break .
12:30pm-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, TJF, 180-190 Series Endoscopes, OER-Pro, Alt-Pro

Registration Fee

$175 per person* (Same Facility Discount: $150.00 per person)
* To confirm your attendance and contact hour registration, payment is due upon the completion and submission of the electronic registration form. Failure to pay may result in forfeiture of contact hours. Unpaid fees will be recorded and reported to the appropriate accreditation board.

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, and course materials.


Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by the CBSPD, Provider number 1550JCOR16-18 for 5.0 contact hours

Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by IAHCSMM, Provider Number Olympus 172801 for 5.0 contact hours.

Please note: Olympus specific products are addressed in this presentation. Consequently, no nursing CE is awarded for this program.

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 no less than 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.

  • Dec 13, 2017
    Olympus America Corporate Headquarters
    3500 Corporate Parkway
    Center Valley, PA 18034
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on October 31, 2017!!!
    Center Valley, PA
  • Jan 06, 2018
    Eastside Endoscopy Center
    380 Second Avenue
    New York, NY 10010
    Exclusive for PE Partner Centers Only.
    Registration will close on December 8, 2017!!
    New York City, NY
  • Jan 16, 2018
    Embassy Suites Columbia-Greystone
    200 Stoneridge Drive.
    Columbia, SC 29210
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on December 15, 2017!!!
    Columbia, SC
  • Jan 25, 2018
    Embassy Suites Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
    15920 West Valley Highway
    Seattle WA 98188
    Phone: (425) 227-8844
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on December 8, 2017!!!
    Seattle, WA
  • Feb 08, 2018
    Embassy Suites Los Angeles - Glendale
    800 N. Central Ave.
    Glendale, CA 91203
    Phone: (818) 550-0828
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on January 26, 2018!!!
    Glendale, CA
  • Feb 23, 2018
    Olympus America Corporate Headquarters
    2400 Ringwood Avenue
    San Jose, CA 95131
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on January 12, 2018!!!
    San Jose, CA
  • Mar 10, 2018
    Courtyard by Marriott
    4341 Veterans Memorial Parkway
    St. Peters, MO 63376
    Phone: (636) 477-6900
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on February 16, 2018!!!
    St. Peters, MO