Best Practice Tools

Best Practice Tools

This page features documents of detailed manufacturer instructions for the routine care and maintenance of endoscopes and accessories. You can also find scope reprocessing “Cliffs Notes” instructions. Just click on the downward arrow to open the content in each section.



Other Toolkit Resources:

The following samples are for disinfection monitoring. Click on each link to download the template.

Disinfectant Monitoring Log
Log Sheet Example
Endoscope Disinfection Form

The following document isfor reporting a reprocessing error. Click on the link to download the template.

  Reprocessing Error and Event Reporting

The following samples are for creating process checklists. Click on each link to download the template.

Filter Change Log Metricide Form
Rapicide Monitoring Test Log Scope In Out Log

The following samples are for creating process checklists. Click on each link to download the template.

Filter Change Log Metricide Form
Rapicide Monitoring Test Log Scope In Out Log

The following additional documents are developing proper processes. Click on each link to download the template.

Environmental Checklist for Monitoring Terminal Cleaning Tool for Repair Reduction

The following documents detail Infection Prevention in an outpatient setting. Click on each link to download.

Infection Prevention Checklist for Outpatient Settings: Minimal Expectations for Safe Care Guide to Infection Prevention in Outpatient Settings: Minimal Expectations for Safe Care

The following information is regarding terminal cleaning of procedure rooms and prep recovery bays.

Guide to the Elimination of Clostridium difficile In Healthcare Settings Information on Terminal Cleaning of Procedure Rooms and Prep Recovery Bays

The following additional documents are developing proper processes. Click on each link to download the template.

Contact Information for Accrediting/Regulatory Resources GI Lab Evaluation Checklist
CDC Patient Notification Toolkit  

Infection Prevention Consortium Members

American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing  
American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses 
American Gastroenterological Association
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
ASP/ Johnson & Johnson 
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Certification Board for Sterile Processing & Distribution, Inc.
Custom Ultrasonics, Inc. 
EndoChoice, Inc.
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA - Endoscopy Division
IMS 
International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management
Medivators
Metrex Research
Olympus America, Inc.
PENTAX Medical Company 
The Ruhof Corporation 
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 
Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) 
STERIS Corporation 
US Endoscopy
Veteran Affairs Medical Center

The following samples are for disinfection monitoring. Click on each link to download the template.

Disinfectant Monitoring Log
Log Sheet Example
Endoscope Disinfection Form
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