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Medical Devices

Principles of Sterilization

About the Course

The success of sterilization can directly impact the quality and safety of products used by consumers. This eLearning course discusses the purpose of sterilization and basic principles of several commonly used sterilization techniques. Topics in this training course include: Sterilization, Moist Heat, Dry Heat, Gas, Radiation, Chemical, Filtration, and Sterility Assurance. After completing this course the learner will be able to identify six types of sterilization, recognize methods for validating sterilization, and identify the key aspects of sterility assurance.