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?
Are Rigid Containers as Bullet Proof as they are Perceived to be?
Steam Sterilisation’s Energy and Water Footrpint
A Study of 3rd Party Reprocessing of Medical Devices in Toronto, Canada
National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standard 3
UDI – The Next Step in Device and Healthcare Management
Inadequate Equipment Maintenance Causes Inconsistent Chemical indicators Results
Invasive Endoscopy – Technical Aspects of Instruments, Reprocessing Equipment and Sterile Supply
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?
Medical Device Manufacturers and Health Care Facilities Must Work Together
Eliminating TOE Probe Cross-Contamination
Successful Quality Assurance Monitoring: the Importance of Ownership Culture, an MUH Experience
Achieving Water Quality Compliance… From RO Design, Installation and Monitoring
SURANI MCCAW and ZACH CHATAWAY
Steam Sterilisation: Effective and Reproducible, but is it?
Surface Changes on Materials – a Holistic Approach
The Added Value of Measuring ATP in the Last Rinse Water of Automated Washer-Disinfectors
Place of Low Temperature Sterilization in Europe
SATURDAY 29 OCTOBER
Sterilization Departments of Hospitals in Liberia Preparing for the Post-Ebola Challenge
Post-Operation Treatment of Instrument: Wet or Dry?
Corrosion of Surgical instruments – Symptoms, Causes and Prevention
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