Staff Education Tool: Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization Policy and Procedures

The Oregon Patient Safety Commission offers a free, downloadable guideline that includes current policies and procedures for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of reusable equipment, instruments and the environment.

This tool is part of a larger toolkit the Oregon Patient Safety Commission created to guide ambulatory surgery centers through quality improvement efforts. The policy and procedures include a list of definitions, procedures for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization, methods of sterilization/disinfection and more.

Download the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization policy and procedures guideline (DOC) for use in your facility.

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