Reprocessing Recommendations

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Additional Recommendations, Cleaning, HLD & Sterilization,

Manufacturer Instruction Discrepancies

This page includes summaries that should not be used to create policies and procedures. Please refer to the original source documents for exact language. Links can be found here.

Multisociety, 2016

Not addressed.

HICPAC, 2016

Obtain model-specific processing protocols for both endoscopes and AERs in order to verify compatibility.

AORN, 2016

If there are discrepancies, a decision should be reached after obtaining information from both companies.

ANSI/AAMI ST91, 2015

If there are discrepancies, a decision should be reached after obtaining information from both companies.

APIC/JCR, 2017

Surveyors may ask to review the process used to resolve discrepancies. AAMI states a decision should be made after obtaining information from both companies.

CMS, 2016

Hospital policies should address steps to take to resolve discrepancies in order to complete HLD.

TJC Booster Pak, 2015

Not addressed.

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