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Operations for Environmental Hygiene

Clorox: EVS Training Videos

These training videos, sponsored by Clorox, highlight important aspects of cleaning and disinfection in the health care environment for EVS staff.

EVS Training Video: Patient Room Occupied Clean
EVS Training Video: Patient Room Discharge Clean
EVS Training Video: Operating Room Turnover Clean
EVS Training Video: Operating Room Terminal Clean
C diff Pathogen Education Sheet
C. auris Pathogen Education Sheet
Respiratory Pathogen Education Sheet
Chain of Infection Education Sheet

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Red, Yellow, Black, Blue: Which Waste Container Should You Use? A Guide to Waste Segregation in Healthcare

Speaker: Cara Simaga

In this webinar, Cara Simaga will explain what waste segregation is. She will also review proper disposal techniques and discuss which containers are designated for certain types of waste.

Date Available: June 15, 2022

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The Journey to Save Lives through Science Based Cleaning

Speakers: Tim Livesay, Robert Tussey, T-CSCT, Brian Symmonds and Roy Boukidjian

This is your opportunity to follow the journey of how Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health merged into CommonSpirit Health and formed the largest healthcare self operative Environmental Services Department in the Nation.

Date Available: May 18, 2022

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Simulating the EVS Experience with VR

Speakers: Micky Fokken, Geonit Knecht, Randall Manno, MBA, T-CHEST, T-CSCT and Ray Sheehan, T-CHEST, T-CSCT

EVS leaders are constantly striving for what's next and what's best for our patients. Hear from the Children's Health Care Delivery Innovation Lab about how they've helped innovators create new technology and care delivery solutions that have transformed how children receive care.

Date Available: March 23, 2022

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Pharmaceutical Waste Update Webinar: Save Money, Reduce Risk with Subpart P

Speaker: Charlotte A. Smith, R. Ph., M.S.

A presentation describing EPA’s new Subpart P Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals Rule and how it can simplify pharmaceutical waste management in your organization while saving money in training, handling, and disposal requirements.

Date Available: April 21, 2021

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The Role of Quality in Daily Operations

Speaker: Dr. Dionne Dixon

This webinar discusses the role of quality in daily operations for environmental service professionals, including defining the meaning and evolution of quality; explaining why quality matters, and identifying regulatory agencies, activities in daily life, and a variety of quality tools to use in your operations.

Date Available: January 14, 2021

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Environmental Hygiene in the OR in 2020: Onward and Upward!

In this presentation we will discuss unique considerations for environmental hygiene when ramping up surgical procedures during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We will review the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of infections.

Date Available: June 22, 2020

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Putting the Patient First: Hygiene and Healing Go Hand-in-Hand

Speakers: Patti Costello, Jennifer Caceres and Kristen Venegas

Healthcare facilities have been dealing with an unprecedented number of challenges in recent months, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the importance of the patient experience and the need to address new concerns and expectations.

Date Available: November 5, 2020

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Technology Trends: Driving Operational Efficiency in Healthcare

Speakers: David Sylvan, Michael Kuptz, Shavonne C. Williams and April Bertram

Higher expectations around cleaning protocols have made hospital cleaning a difficult task. Even more, changes in hand hygiene behavior are driving new usage patterns and increased unpredictability. Many Environmental Services teams have adopted technology to more efficiently respond to changes in demand.

Date Available: December 10, 2020

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Fact or Friction? The Importance of Mechanical Removal on High-Touch Surfaces

This presentation will explore various arguments in favor of and against each type of method and technology, including considerations from regulatory bodies and other organizations that recommend best hygiene practices for healthcare facilities and public spaces.

Date Available: 2020

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Future of Microbial Destruction in the Health Care Setting

Speaker: Robert Crawford

Health care practices are always evolving due to new research and technology. It is important for health care workers to adapt a culture of continuous improvement and learning in order to keep up with new practices, implement change and impact all levels of staff. This webinar will examine how to make those changes with a specific focus on microbial destruction in health care settings.

Date Available: April 17, 2019

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Environmental Services and USP797/800

Speaker: Katrina Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS

Environmental Services (EVS) oftentimes partner with Pharmacy staff to oversee the clean room used for compounding prescription drugs. This webinar will discuss the partnership between EVS and the pharmacy and what we need to know about USP797 and 800.

Date Available: March 20, 2019

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