Cart Setup and Handling Chemicals (1.5 hours)

  • Explain how to prepare and handle chemicals needed for cleaning and disinfecting.

  • List the differences between cleaning and disinfecting solutions, common examples of each, and how each is used.

  • Determine the right cleaning solutions, tools, and technique for different patient settings and surfaces.

  • Recognize how to stay safe as an environmental services technician.

  • Recognize technician's critical role in infection prevention and control as a part of the patient care team.