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At Censis, we embrace the team experience by understanding that through nurturing the individual you provide for the community. This is why we’re proud to provide you with industry-certified continuing education opportunities.

From articles to on-demand videos, you’ll learn from healthcare professionals, surgical tracking experts, and other diverse industry experts on what’s trending, as well as keep you in compliance with your yearly recertification credits.

Beginning with you, we can continue to learn, grow, and rise to meet the changing tides.

Continuing Education Articles

Where are YOU Harboring Germs and Viruses

What you'll learn:

  1. Explain the relationship between hygiene and personal safety
  2. Address considerations pertaining to workplace attire, personal belongings, and hygiene
  3. Review challenges that may impact proper hygiene and attire

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Robotic Instruments: Evolving Surgical Technologies Require Evolving Sterile Processing Through Data-Management

What you'll learn:

  1. Explain robotics as the next progression in surgical history
  2. Address data-driven risk mitigation
  3. Review evolution of technology in surgery and SPD

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Quality Assurance for Assessing Cleaning Processes

What you'll learn:

  1. Define AAMI ST 79:2017
  2. Explain how AAMI ST 79:2017 impacts quality assurance standards for assessing cleaning processes
  3. Apply Sterile Processing procedures for increased quality and control for assurance standard

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The Future of SPD Education is Small, but Mighty: How Content Delivery will Change the Way Technicians Learn

What you'll learn:

  1. Identify the current methods of SPD education
  2. Learn how technology is changing and shaping the education delivery in the sterile processing field
  3. Define how new methods of education could make an impact in your SPD department

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Leadership is Key to Employee Engagement

What you'll learn:

  1. Define leadership and the relation to employee engagement
  2. Identify what makes a good leader
  3. Explain the benefits of employee engagement
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Quality Audits: The Importance of Auditing your Sterilization Records

What you'll learn:

  1. Understand the importance of quality audits and how they contribute to protecting patients and staff
  2. Learn what you should be reviewing to validate a processed load has complete documentation
  3. Explain the quality improvement process

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Inspecting Laparoscopic Instruments

Inspection of Insulated Instruments

What you'll learn:

  1. Understand the importance of proper inspection, cleaning and maintenance of insulated instruments
  2. Review the new AAMI guidelines: Amendments A1:2020, A2:2020, A3:2020, A4:2020
  3. Learn how to implement a robust inspection program to include using insulation testers and an instrument tracking software at your facility

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Learning from Data & How Data Can Learn from Us: Balancing Technology & Awareness

What you'll learn:

  1. Understand the primary data minefields SPDs struggle with today.
  2. Learn how technology can improve important sterile processing data points.
  3. Identify how technology can learn from SPD members with industry experience, wisdom and instinct.

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