This webinar provides an overview of principles and key protocols in instrument decontamination and sterilization. Best practices will be addressed in ensuring the safety and effectiveness of these protocols and requirements. In addition, sources of problems and errors in sterilisation will be discussed.

Learning outcomes:

☑️Perform appropriate cleaning, disinfection, inspection, and sterilization steps.

☑️Discuss the differences between sterilization technologies and their applicability

☑️Describe best practices with respect to safety and efficiency of instrument decontamination

☑️List and describe factors that negatively affect sterilization outcomes.