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Hospital Central Service Professionals

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If you are NOT a member of NCAHCSP, please include a $25 fee before an in-service certificate will be issued.  Your fee includes a calendar year membership, inclusion in the mailing list and entitles you to submit the next newsletter in-service offerings for the cost of a postage stamp.  You will need to complete the Application and send along with your fee.

The CBSPD will allow us to award CEU credit for in-service submissions for five years after publication except where noted.

Summer 2017 with an in-service offering on "Inventory Control and Distribution: Case Studies" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after June 2022)

Past editions are also available for in-service submission.

Spring 2017 with an in-service offering on "Domino Effects and their Impact on the CSS Department" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after March 2022)

Winter 2016 with an in-service offering on "What Did I Say?  Is My Mouth HIPAA Compliant? " (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after December 2021)

Fall 2016 with an in-service offering on "How well do you know your TEE Probe? " (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after September 2021)

Summer 2016 with an in-service offering on "The Benefits and Challenges Surrounding Powered Surgical Devices" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after June 2021)

Spring 2016 with an in-service offering on "How Are You Lifting, Pulling and Pushing in SPD?" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after March 2021)

Winter 2015 with an in-service offering on "Complexities of Duodenoscopes Reprocessing" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after December 2020)

Fall 2015 with an in-service offering on "Quality Assurance with Rigid Containers" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after September 2020)

Summer 2015 with an in-service offering on "A Brief Review: Microbiology" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after June 2020)

Spring 2015 with an in-service offering on "Exclusive Tips to Increase Employee Satisfaction within the Sterile Processing Department" (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after March 2020)

Winter* 2014 with three in-service offerings on "Ebola: Is Your Department Prepared? ; What Exactly is the Sterile Processing Team Leaders' Responsibility? and Certification: A Big Deal ? (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after December 2019)

Fall 2014 with an in-service offerings on "Communication - Is It Necessarily Vital with Vendors? (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after September 2019)

Spring and Summer 2014 - Following a change in the editorial board of the newsletter will not be publishing a Spring nor a Summer edition of the 2014 newsletter.  We will get back on tract publishing newsletter in-services with 3 offering in the the Winter 2015 Edition.  Thank you for your understanding

Winter 2014 with an in-service offerings on "Basics of Peel-Pouch Packaging" and "Medical Waste Management"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after January 2019)

Fall 2013 - We will not be publishing a Fall 2013 newsletter.

Summer 2013 with an in-service offerings on "Total Hip Surgery - Is It In Your Future?"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after August 2018)

Spring 2013 with an in-service offering on "Robotics: In Your Future?"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after April 2018)

Winter 2013 with an in-service offerings on "Inventory Control - Can You Get It When You Need It?" and "Sexual Harassment - Where Do You Go?"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after January 2018)

Fall 2012 - We will not be publishing a Fall 2012 newsletter.

Summer 2012 with an in-service offerings on "Team Building - Do You Know How To Do It?"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after August 2017)

Spring 2012 with an in-service offerings on "Plasma Sterilization, Mysteries Unveiled"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after April 2017)

Winter 2012 with an expired in-service offering on "C-Diff, What's It To You" and "Designing Another Central Sterile Department" 

Fall 2011 - Once again due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be publishing a Fall 2011 newsletter.  The Winter 2012 edition will have two approved in-services available.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer 2011 with an expired in-service offering on "Rigid Endoscopes"

Spring 2011 with an expired in-service offering on "How Many Trays for the Total Joint Case?"

Winter 2011 with two expired in-service offerings on "Conflict In The Workplace: How Involved Are You? and CPR - Do You Know The Newest Technique?"

Fall 2010 - Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be publishing a Fall 2010 newsletter.  The Winter 2011 edition will have two approved in-services available.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer 2010 with an expired in-service offering on "What Do You Know About Chemical Indicators?"

Spring 2010 with an expired in-service offering on "Ergonomics: How's That Back Pain?"

Winter 2010 with two in-service offerings on "Ethylene Oxide Sterilization: Good, Bad or Damaging? and Leadership: Are You Ready For The Big Step?"  (We can no longer issue a certificate of completion if postmarked after January 2015)

Fall 2009 - Due to unforeseen circumstances we will not be publishing a Fall 2009 newsletter.  The Winter 2010 edition will have two approved in-services available.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Summer 2009 with an expired in-service offering on "How Does Steam Sterilization Work?"

Spring 2009 with an expired in-service offering on "Decontamination - A Never-ending Saga"

Winter 2009 with an expired in-service offering on "Decontamination - The Best Fit?"

Fall 2008 with an expired in-service offering on "SCIP—What Is It And How Does It Affect Me? "

Summer 2008 with an expired in-service offering on"Infection Control Practices for Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease"

Spring 2008 with an expired in-service offering on "Biohazardous Waste - Do You Really Know?"

Winter 2008 with an expired in-service offering on "Flash Sterilization - How It Works"

Fall 2007 with an expired in-service offering on "Chemicals Used in Central Sterile:  Just How Safe Are They?"

Summer 2007 with an expired in-service offering on "Budgeting Process; Dream or Nightmare"

Spring 2007 with an expired in-service offering on "History of Surgical Instrumentation"

Winter 2007 with an expired in-service offering on "Evolution of Asepsis with Microbiology Review"

Fall 2006 with an expired in-service offering on "Ethical Issues In The CS Arena"

Summer 2006 with an expired in-service offering on "Recommended Practices for Central Sterile"

Spring 2006 with an expired in-service offering on "Liquid vs. Solid Cleaning Agents"

Winter 2006 with an expired in-service offering on "Inventory Control"

Fall 2005 with an expired in-service offering on "So You Want To Work In Central Sterile"

Summer 2005 with an expired in-service offering on "Distribution Systems"

Spring 2005 with an expired in-service offering on "Event Related Sterility"

Winter 2005 with an expired in-service offering on "Sterile Storage"

Fall 2004 with an expired in-service offering on "Bridging The Gap Between OR & CS"

Summer 2004 with an expired in-service offering on "Medical Equipment"

Spring 2004 with an expired in-service offering on "Surgical Attire"

Winter 2004 with an expired in-service offering on "Confidentiality and Information Security"

Fall 2003 with an expired in-service offering on "Glove Protection 101".

Summer 2003 with an expired in-service offering on "Decontamination - Understanding Your Role".

Spring 2003 with an expired in-service offering on "Steam Sterilization, The Difference Between Gravity and Prevacuum Cycles".

Winter 2003 with an expired in-service offering on "Understanding Chemicals". 

Fall 2002 with an expired in-service offering on "Addressing for Inventory Bin Locations".

Summer 2002 with an expired in-service offering on "Basic Medical Terminology".

Spring 2002 with an expired in-service offering on "Ergonomics".

Winter 2002 with an expired in-service offering on "Anthrax Bioterrorism"

Fall 2001 with an expired in-service offering on "Sterilization Packaging"

Summer 2001 with an expired in-service offering on "Emerging Diseases - CJD and vCJD". 

Spring 2001 with an expired in-service offering on "Medical Waste". 

Winter 2001 with an expired in-service offering on "Nosocomial Infections and Cross Contamination". 

Fall 2000 with an expired in-service offering on "Central Service 101". 

Summer 2000 with an expired in-service offering on "Inventory Control". 

Spring 2000 with an expired in-service offering on "Monitoring the Sterilization Process". 

Winter 2000 with an expired in-service offering on "Microbiology 101".

Fall 1999 with an expired in-service offering on "Personal Protective Equipment".

Summer 1999 with an expired in-service offering on "Decontamination".

Spring 1999 with an expired in-service offering on "Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

Steamline newsletter editions prior to inclusion of in-service lessons.

Winter 1999 ; Fall 1998 ; Summer 1998