Sterilization and Disinfection

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Faculty: Dentistry
Department: Dentistry 
The workshop in brief:

  • All invasive procedures involve contact between a medical device or surgical instrument and a patient’s sterile tissue or mucous membranes. A major risk of all such procedures is the introduction of pathogenic microbes that could lead to infection.
  • medical device or surgical instrument and a patient’s sterile tissue or mucous membranes. A major risk of all such procedures is the introduction of pathogenic microbes that could lead to infection.
  • The objective was to develop, optimize, and validate a successful chemical sterilization process that delivers the necessary sterility assurance level and ensures repeatability.

Number of participants: 27 research assistants and nurses from TIU, Dentistry faculty attended the workshop.

Date and time:  December 15, 2019 (13:30 PM)
Place: TIU, Dentistry Faculty Building
Session topics: 

  • 1st session: Cross infection.
  • 2nd session: Sterilization and disinfection.
Presenters names and affiliations:

December 18,  2019

  •  Dr. Muhamed Faysal, Saniswiss company.
The outcome of the  workshop:

Detailed information was discussed about disinfection and sterilization techniques. The difference between disinfection and sterilization was clearly clarified. The importance of sterilization to prevent cross infection was mentioned.