Category: Infection Prevention
Title: The Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing Cycle: From Contamination to Decontamination
Presented by Pam Boulet, RN, BSN, CGRN; Director of Clinical Education, Medivators / Minntech
Pam Boulet is a Senior Clinical Specialist at Medivators with a passion for and experience in GI nursing in both the hospital and ASC-based settings. Pam graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University in 1995. After graduating, Pam worked in the Operating Room at both University Hospital in New Orleans and Lakeside Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana. Pam volunteered to be crossed trained into the Endoscopy Unit at Lakeside Hospital and found her niche: GI nursing. In 1996, Pam moved into the Endoscopy Unit’s manager position at Tulane University Hospital and Clinic where she work for 6 years. In 2004, Pam was recruited as a Center Director to develop and manage a stand-alone endoscopy center called The Endoscopy Center of New Orleans. However, the center was destroyed during Hurricane Katrina.
In 2006, Pam took a position with Medivators as a Clinical Specialist. She is now the Senior Clinical Specialist at Medivators and besides her normal activities of providing clinical education to Medivators customers, she trains the new Clinical Specialists. Pam is a member of the SGNA Infection Prevention Consortium, which promotes best practice and quality initiatives centering on infection control in the care and safety of the GI/endoscopy patient.
- Discussion of reprocessing guidelines.
- Discuss necessary steps to high level disinfection of endoscopes.
- Manual cleaning importance.
- Transport, leak testing, automated washers, rinsing and flushing.
- Product discussion for endoscope cleaning and disinfection.
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