GENCA Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing workshop - Auckland, New Zealand

Topic
Fundamentals of endoscope reprocessing
Date
23 October 2020
Start Time
8:30am
End Time
4:00pm
Venue
Ko Awatea, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
Contact Name
GENCA Office
Contact Phone
1300 788 155
Contact Email
fundamentals@genca.org

This foundation program serves as an introduction to the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes incorporating infection control, structure and function, water filtration and workplace health and safety. These workshops are aimed at nurses, CSSD technicians and assistants involved with the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes. The program was revised in 2016, in accordance with current standards including AS/NZ 4187:2014, updated guidelines and manufacturers’ instructions.


Registration prices

$275 Members and Non-Members | Trade - $825

Please note - costs are in Australian Dollars

More information

On completion of the workshop the participant will be able to reflect and query their practice in their workplace related to:

  • The structure and function of the endoscope
  • Accessory equipment and ultrasonic cleaners
  • Occupational Health and Safety Issues with reprocessing chemicals
  • Infection control issues in endoscopy
  • Flexible endoscope cleaning
  • Documentation
  • Procedure for microbiological testing of flexible endoscopes
  • Water filtration

It is recommended that prior to undertaking the Fundamentals workshop the participant has completed the GENCA online learning module and worked through the theoretical component of the package.  Following completion of this course, the participant may wish to undertake the Practical Skills Assessment.  Proof of completion of the online learning module is required to book an assessment.

 

Please Note - GENCA aims to provide a safe environment at our events. Please assist us by:

  • Not attending if you are unwell or should be in quarantine or self-isolation

  • Practice social distancing where appropriate, including limiting handshakes and the like

  • Wash your hands regularly using hot water and soap

 

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