Reprocessing Specialist Training

Course Credit

Target Audience

Nurses, Technicians, Sterile Processing, Biomedical Technicians and Engineers

Duration

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-9:00am 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

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.

Accreditation

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 162701 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


 

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  • Jul 13, 2017
    Boston Marriott Peabody
    8A Centennial Drive
    Peabody, MA 01960
    Phone: 978-977-9700
    Register early, seating is limited!! Registration will close on June 30, 2017!!!
    Peabody, MA
  • Jul 22, 2017
    Northside Hospital
    1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30342
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on June 16, 2017!!!
    Atlanta, GA
  • Aug 03, 2017
    Hilton Phoenix/Mesa Hotel
    1011 West Holmes Avenue
    Mesa, AZ 85210
    Phone: 480.833.5555
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on July 14, 2017!!!
    Mesa, AZ
  • Aug 17, 2017
    Madison Marriott West
    1313 John Q Hammons Drive
    Middleton, WI 53562
    Phone: 608.831.2000
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on August 1, 2017!!!
    Middleton, WI
  • Aug 29, 2017
    Embassy Suites O'Hare-Rosemont
    5500 North River Road
    Rosemont, IL 60018
    Phone: 847.678.4000
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on August 4, 2017!!!
    Rosemont, IL
  • Sep 06, 2017
    Marriott Columbus University Area
    3100 Olentangy River Road
    Columbus, OH 43202
    Phone: 614.447.9777
    Register early, seating is limited!! Registration will close on August 18, 2017!!!
    Columbus, OH
  • Sep 30, 2017
    Courtyard New Orleans Covington/Mandeville
    101 Northpark Blvd.
    Covington, LA 70433
    Phone: 985.871.0244
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on September 1, 2017!!!
    Covington, LA
  • Oct 14, 2017
    Johnson City Medical Center
    (Course will be held in the Tennessee Conference Room)
    400 North State of Franklin Road
    Johnson City, TN 37604
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on September 8, 2017!!!
    Johnson City, TN
  • Oct 25, 2017
    Albany Marriott
    189 Wolf Road
    Albany, NY 12205
    Phone: 518.458.8444
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on October 3, 2017!!!
    Albany, NY
  • Nov 15, 2017
    Long Island Marriott
    101 James Doolittle Blvd.
    Uniondale, NY 11553
    Phone: 516.794.3800
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on October 23, 2017!!!
    Uniondale, NY
  • Dec 02, 2017
    Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
    14750 Conference Center Drive
    Chantilly, VA 20151-3800
    Phone: (703) 818-0300
    Register early, seating is limited. Registration will close on November 3, 2017!!!
    Chantilly, VA
  • Dec 12, 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
  • 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
  • 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