STERILE PROCESSING UNIVERSITY

MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS - SPU OFFERS A MANAGEMENT BASICS FOR STERILE PROCESSING TEXTBOOK! - NEW FOURTH EDITION!

Management Basics for Sterile Processing textbook (4th edition) is a compilation of author, Nancy Chobin, RN, AAS, ACSP, CSPM, CFER and her 37 years' experience in sterile processing.

She served as a member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrument's Sterilization Standards Committee from 1988-2012 and served on the Recommended Practices Committee of the Association of peri-Operative Registered Nurses' from 2005-2008. Nancy currently serves on numerous AAMI Technical Committees.

This book was developed to help new and existing sterile processing professionals learn about the basics of sterile processing management from interviewing applicants to budgeting to safety. When originally published, this was the first book of its kind specifically designed for sterile processing professionals. As an international speaker and author as well as a sterile processing educator, Nancy wanted to provide a book specifically for managers and supervisors dealing with the specific management issues in sterile processing. This book is designed to be used with the Basics of Sterile Processing textbook.

All the Chapters have been updated as well as all the references. There are updated forms and additional information for management personnel including:

  • Management of SPD staff
  • Expanded budgeting information including how to prepare a budget for a new service
  • Updated Labor Laws
  • Expanded Performance Appraisals
  • Reorganized Safety Section
  • Instructions for Use (including sample reference guides for cleaning and sterilization instructions).

The 4th edition is now available at $110 per copy. Order now to learn how to effectively manage sterile processing!