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From simple forceps to complex robotics, surgical instruments are expensive. How can you get the most out of your instruments and prolong their useful lives?
As a nurse entering the SPD, you might feel overwhelmed due to a lack of preparation for the role. Leslie Kronstedt urges you to apply your nursing knowledge.
We all learn differently and education isn’t optional in sterile processing. Rebecca Kinney helps you identify your learning style and optimize your resources.
As a sterile processing clinician, you only have a certain amount of time to focus on moving forward in your career. Hank Balch reviews your best opportunities.
Hank Balch lays out basic concepts to help you understand how a natural language processing AI model can be deployed in your day-to-day sterile processing.
Surgical instrument cleaning brushes come in all sizes and bristle types. With so many choices, how do you pick the right one? Here are a few options.
Sterile processing professionals are in it for the long haul, but that is a long time. Sarah Cruz shows why continuous learning is the answer to career fatigue.
Artificial intelligence and microtechnologies are improving at a rapid pace. Take a look at how they will impact robotic surgeries in different ways.
The effectiveness and efficiency of SPDs depends not only on technical skills and protocols, but also on the behavior and interactions of department personnel.
What will sterile processing departments look like in the future? They’re likely to include increased automation, advanced technology, and added sustainability.