Perspectives on Sterilization Best Practices to Help Clear Confusion About Recent STERIS System 1® and STERIS System 1E™ Announcements

ASP Hosts Educational Webinar on April 30th

Irvine, CA (April 26th, 2010)

WHAT: Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) is hosting the second in a series of informational Webinars: "Real-World Perspectives," to help customers sort through the information about changing sterilization and high-level disinfection processes following the recent FDA announcements about the STERIS System 1® (SS1) and the STERIS System 1E™, and provide advice regarding the medical device implications associated with the transition.

WHO: Operating room nurses and medical device companies will share experiences and best practices to help hospital staff manage the transition smoothly and in a timely manner.  The Webinar features advice from an OR team managing the transition now and counsel on medical device compatibility during transition.

Featured speakers:

June Wyrwas, RN, Director for Perioperative Services at Capital Health and Michelle Santello-Hunt, RN, Manager, Operating Room at Mercer Medical Center

Jason Singer, Supervisor, Technical Services, and Howard Klymas, Director of Marketing, Gynecology and Urology, at KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc.

Chris Nader, Senior Product Manager, and Edward Nuber, Product Manager - Sterile Containers, of Aesculap, Inc., a member of the BBRAUN group of companies

Barbara Trattler, RN, MPA, CNOR, CNA, Director, Clinical Education for ASP

Jay Houser, Worldwide Director, Medical Device Manufacturer Commercial Programs for ASP

WHY: Hospitals and institutions across the country using the SS1® face an unprecedented situation as they transition to new sterilization or high-level disinfection processes. 

WHEN: Friday, April 30, 2010  12:00-1:00 p.m. ET / 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT 

WHERE:  Click Here to Register. If you cannot join on this date, the Webinar will be available during the first week of May at to be viewed at your convenience.

About ASP: Protecting Lives Against Infection™

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), division of Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, has a long track record designing and delivering innovative infection prevention solutions that dramatically raise the level of healthcare and safety for those who matter most. Our pioneering technology, global distribution, and established leadership position enable us to simplify the process of buying and operating infection prevention products and services every day, for thousands of medical facilities around the world. This in turn enables our customers to focus on what they do best - preventing infection and saving lives.

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