Thursday, September 21st 2PM ET with Daniel Lightfoot

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    • Analyze research documenting patient outbreaks and infection risks related to improper ultrasound probe reprocessing.
    • Identify federal guidelines (FDA & CDC) and the Spaulding classification system that define the disinfection requirements for endocavitary and external ultrasound probes.
    • Describe the steps required for reprocessing ultrasound probes including cleaning, disinfection, storage and traceability.
    • Identify factors that are important in the implementation of a high level disinfection workflow at a healthcare facility.