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Chico Live Training Event


Chico Live Training Event

For Pacific West Sterile Processing Professionals


Saturday, August 12th, 2023

Cost $40 for all Attendees


Session 1

OR / SPD: Building a Stronger Relationship

Adam Okada (Healthmark)



  1. Understand the customer relationship between the sterile processing department (SPD) and the Operating Room (OR).
  2. Identify the common issues between the SPD and the OR.
  3. Explore practical tips for building a strong OR/SPD relationship.


Session 2

Instrument Care and Handling How to Care for Your Microsurgical Instruments in 5 Easy Steps

Tatyana Rybikov (Corza Medical)




  1. Outline how stainless steel interacts with different cleaning processes and solutions.
  2. Differentiate between “staining” and “rusting” and the method by which each issue can be prevented.
  3. Define tactics for the organization of instrument IFUs, cleaning instructions and other regulatory resources.
  4. Model process efficiency for microsurgical instrument cleaning, handling and storage.
  5. Demonstrate inspection and placement of instruments in trays to prevent damage.
  6. Explain personal accountability and tracking methods for best practices in patient care.

Session 3

Introduction to ST90

Adam Okada (Healthmark)



  1. Understand basic concepts of quality management systems (QMS)
  2. Benefits of a QMS
  3. Reduce risk with a QMS
  4. Measuring quality in SPD
  5. Implementing a sustainable QMS


Session 4

The New AAMI ST91: An Updated Standard for Flexible Endoscope Processing 

Name: Adam Okada (Healthmark)



  1. Discuss the updated national standard, ANSI/AAMI ST91, highlighting key differences between the 2015 version and latest version
  2. Identify current best practices in the processing of flexible endoscopes as outlined in ST91
  3. Outline how engineering quality assurance parameters into endoscope processing can help to reduce Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) and Surgical Site Infections (SSI) and help to determine if an endoscope is patient ready Attached is the PDF.


Saturday, August 12, 2023, 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Enloe Medical Center
1528 Esplanade
Chico, CA  95926
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Office Manager
657-286-8029 (p)
Registration is required before Monday, August 07, 2023 at 5:00 PM and it opens 6/12/2023 at 8:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only