References

References

SMS Staff is dedicated to providing the latest information available to help you provide evidenced based practice and meet regulatory guidelines. A wide range of articles, Standards, Guidelines and resources will be made available to you for your quick reference.

COVID-19 Related

APIC: https://apic.org/covid19/
SGNA: https://www.sgna.org/Practice-Resources/COVID-19-Resources

TJC (April 23, 2020): https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/covid19/universal-masking-statement-04232020.pdf

IAHCSMM: https://www.iahcsmm.org/resources-covid19
AAMI: https://www.aami.org/news-resources/covid-19-updates

AORN: https://www.aorn.org/guidelines/aorn-support
ASGE: https://www.asge.org/home/joint-gi-society-message-covid-19

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

CMS(April 19, 2020) :   https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-flexibility-reopen-essential-non-covid-services.pdf

CDC: Opening Guidelines May 2020   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/php/CDC-Activities-Initiatives-for-COVID-19-Response.pdf

FDA: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

References

AORN Guideline Implementation Manual Chemical High Level Disinfection 2018

AORN Guideline for Processing Flexible Endoscopes Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

ASGE Guidelines for safety in gastrointestinal endoscopy unit 2014

Essential Elements of a Reprocessing Program for Flexible Endoscopes HICPAC Updated June 28, 2018

FDA Duodenoscope surveillance sampling and culturing 2018

A GLIMPSE AT THE TRUE COST OF REPROCESSING ENDOSCOPES IAHCSMM 2017

Multisociety guideline on reprocessing flexible GI endoscopes 2016

SGNA Standards of Infection Prevention in Reprocessing Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopes 2018

SGNA Standard of Infection Prevention in the Gastroenterology Setting 2019

SGNA Management of Endoscopic Accessories Valves and Water and Irrigation Bottles in the Gastroenterology Setting

TJC HLD BoosterPak

2020 Hospital National Patent Safety Goals

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2020