Choose the Personal Protective Attire for Endogal in the proper order. Which item is donned first?
Donning an impermeable gown that wraps around the back is the first step. gowns should cover from the neck to the knees as well as the arms to the wrist.
this endoscope HAS BEEN PROPERLY STORED AND LABELED. LET’S WALK THROUGH THE TRANSPORTatION OF A CLEAN ENDOSCOPE FROM STORAGE TO THE PROCEDURE ROOM.
turn the red dial of the air and water supply gauges to the correct amount of psig.
Great Job! now that we’re dressed for decontam, let’s start learning about manual cleaning of endoscopes. let’s begin by preparing the sink.
let’s choose AN ENDOBRUSH BASED ON THE COLOR NEAR THE BIOPSY CHANNEL OF THE ENDOSCOPE. THIS COLOR HELPS SIGNIFY THE DIAMETER OF THE CHANNEL. HEALTHMARK’S ENDOBRUSHES ARE COLOR CODED TO HELP YOU CHOOSE THE BEST FIT. wHICH eNDOBRUSH IS CORRECT?
this enzymatic detergent calls for 2 ounces per gallon of water. WE WILL USE A 6 GALLON SINK. WHICH AMOUNT OF DETERGENT IS CORRECT?
it looks like there is still some debris on the brush. what should we do next?
Great! The endobrush came through clean. we can remove it and properly dispose of it. which option is best for the next step?
IF THE ENZYMATIC DETERGENT CALLS FOR 2 OUNCES PER GALLON, AND WE’RE ADDING IT TO 6 GALLONS OF WATER, WE’LL NEED 12 OUNCES. NOW LET’S make sure the bath is prepared correctly before adding the detergent.
the cc-230-600 endobrush will create the proper friction to clean the inner channel of the endoscope. any smaller would not create friction & any larger would bend back the bristles.
great job! after thirty seconds, there is no blue-green color change. this indicates that there is no residue. let’s test for protein next.
great job! after five minutes, there is no blue-green color change. this indicates that there is no protein residue. This endoscope can be sent for high level disinfection!
great job! now that the endoscope is prepared for storage, let’s be sure we choose the correct way to hang it in the closet.
great job! the endoscope should be hung as straight as possible without touching the ground while in storage.
THE FLUOROMTER GAVE US A VALUE OF 350. THIS INDICATES THERE IS GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA. LET’S USE A FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPE SAMPLING KIT TO SEND A SAMPLE TO A LAB FOR FURTHER TESTING.
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The dilution ratio used for detergents in the sink for manual cleaning are arbitrary (meaning it doesn’t matter how you dilute them).