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Feb 17, 2020

In 2011, Christina Fast, an internationally certified Sterile Processing Educator, volunteered on the Africa Mercy—the world’s largest floating hospital. While docked in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Christina visited the sterile processing department of a local healthcare facility where she witnessed health care...


Feb 10, 2020

If you’ve ever been a new hire in the sterile processing department, this week’s Beyond Clean podcast interview may bring back some, we’ll just say interesting, memories. We’re talking about the onboarding process and setting sterile processing professionals up for success from day one. Our guest,...


Feb 3, 2020

Two words: Shift wars. Each shift in a hospital department is riddled with interpersonal dynamics but the interplay between shifts is a topic we are finally shining a well-deserved light on. It's something that is a reality for many healthcare professionals and on this week's episode of Beyond Clean, we talk to 2nd...


Jan 27, 2020

You wake up this morning, grab your cup of coffee and head into work. You get there to greet a new department- one that you have very little familiarity with- the Sterile Processing Department. You have a couple of days to observe the state of affairs and then congratulations the department is yours to manage! What...


Jan 20, 2020

As healthcare professionals, we go to great lengths to make sure that our Operating Rooms are safe and that the sterility of medical devices is maintained to prevent harm to patients. What if, after all that effort, the culprit for spreading illness is actually your HVAC system? A potential breeding ground for...