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Presentations

The 17th WFHSS World Sterilization Congress program was made up of three consecutive days of concurrent and plenary sessions.

As well as keynote speakers, e-poster presentations, and industry-sponsored symposia, the program also included 27 oral presentations given by national and international delegates.

A selection of the powerpoint presentations can be viewed at the links below – please click on the author’s name for the presentation/s you wish to view.



THURSDAY 27 OCTOBER

Statistical Process Control for Medical Devices Reprocessing: Dream or Reality?
CHRISTOPHE ROUSSEAU

Are Rigid Containers as Bullet Proof as they are Perceived to be?
HARRY SHAFFER

Steam Sterilisation’s Energy and Water Footrpint
FORBES MCGAIN

A Study of 3rd Party Reprocessing of Medical Devices in Toronto, Canada
ABDOOL KARIM

National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard 3
SUE GREIG

UDI – The Next Step in Device and Healthcare Management
LENA CORDIE

Inadequate Equipment Maintenance Causes Inconsistent Chemical indicators Results
PAULO LARANJEIRA

Invasive Endoscopy – Technical Aspects of Instruments, Reprocessing Equipment and Sterile Supply
TILLO MIORINI

Process Influencing Interventions in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors: Is Your Patient at Risk?
JOHN VAN BERGEN HENEGOUW



FRIDAY 28 OCTOBER

An Educational Strategy to Improve Staff Performance
JACQUE DORANTE and MICHELE WYLAND

International Standards – When was that Standard Revised?
RICHARD BANCROFT

Medical Device Manufacturers and Health Care Facilities Must Work Together
PETER DRECHSLER

Eliminating TOE Probe Cross-Contamination
DAVID MCNAMARA

Successful Quality Assurance Monitoring: the Importance of Ownership Culture, an MUH Experience
ROEL CASTILLO

Achieving Water Quality Compliance… From RO Design, Installation and Monitoring
SURANI MCCAW and ZACH CHATAWAY

Steam Sterilisation: Effective and Reproducible, but is it?
RENÉ VIS

Surface Changes on Materials – a Holistic Approach
ULRIKE WEBER

The Added Value of Measuring ATP in the Last Rinse Water of Automated Washer-Disinfectors
FRANCESCO TESSAROLO

Place of Low Temperature Sterilization in Europe
VALÉRIE DUBOIS



SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER

Sterilization Departments of Hospitals in Liberia Preparing for the Post-Ebola Challenge
JAN HUIJS

Post-Operation Treatment of Instrument: Wet or Dry?
DAVID PERRETT

Corrosion of Surgical instruments – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention
URS ROSENBERG

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