Health, Disability and Aged Care

Module EP3 - Ultrasound Probes IPC Reprocessing

This course is in the base subscription pack
Category
Health, Disability and Aged Care
Course Duration
0:30
Subject Matter Expert
HICMR (Healthcare Infection Control Management Resources)
Provider
HICMR (Healthcare Infection Control Management Resources)
Countries
AU, NZ

This course has been developed to provide healthcare workers (HCWs) responsible for the management and reprocessing of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes (also referred to as reusable medical devices – RMDs) with an understanding of the recommended reprocessing procedures from an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) risk management perspective.

Target Audience

Suitable for all healthcare workers responsible for the reprocessing of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes.

Learning Outcomes

The content of this course incorporates the appropriate requirements of AS/NZS 4187 Amendment 2 published in May 2019.

This module will provide you with an understanding of the recommended reprocessing procedures for Intracavity Ultrasound Probes from an IPC risk management perspective, including:

  • risk minimisation
  • precleaning of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes
  • cleaning of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes
  • disinfection / sterilisation of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes and
  • storage of Intracavity Ultrasound Probes.
Ultrasound Probes, Reusable Medical Devices, RMDs, Disinfection, Sterilisation, Reprocessing, Diagnostic Probes, Transoesophageal Echocardiogram Probe, TOE Probe, Transrectal Ultrasound Probe, TRUS Probe, Transvaginal Probe, TV Probe, Endoscopy, HICMR