Educational Resources

Educational Resources

This page features documents of detailed manufacturer instructions for the routine care and maintenance of endoscopes and accessories. You can also find scope reprocessing “Cliffs Notes” instructions. Just click on the downward arrow to open the content in each section.

Other Toolkit Resources:

 

Hand Hygiene  Joint Commission Infection Prevention Mentoring Scholarships Blood Pathogens CBSPD SGNA Resources

Hand Hygiene

 

Proper hand hygine is an important part of infection prevention. Click on the links below for educational resources on this important topic.

Joint Commission

 

The following links are joint commission safety goals pertaining to infection prevention.

Infection Prevention



The following informational resources are intended to educate on infection prevention and infection control.

 

Mentoring



Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentoree) in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth. (www.management-mentors.com)

 

The following links are meant to assist in developing a mentoring tool:

About Mentoring Definition of Mentoring Benefits of Mentoring

Scholarships

 

SGNA Advanced Associates Program Scholarship

This is a quarterly scholarship and the deadlines for submission are March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1.

SGNA Advanced Associates Program Scholarships have been established to financially assist SGNA associate/technician members and non-members with purchasing the Advanced Associates Program. For full criteria and an application, click here.


SGNA Membership Dues Scholarship

The deadline for submission is October 1.

SGNA Membership Dues Scholarships have been established to financially assist SGNA members with their annual membership dues. For full criteria and an application click here


SGNA Annual Course Scholarships

The deadline for submission is March 1.

The grants offer financial assistance to SGNA members attending the Annual Course. For full criteria and an application click here.


SGNA Novice Nurse/Associate Scholarship

The deadline for submission is March 1.

The SGNA Novice Nurse/Associate scholarship has been established to financially assist newer SGNA members (less than two years of membership) with attendance at their first SGNA Annual Course. For full criteria and an application click here.


SGNA RN Advancing Education Scholarship

The deadline for submission is July 31.

SGNA is offering the SGNA RN Advancing Education Scholarship to a Registered Nurse working in Gastroenterology who wishes to continue their education by pursuing a BSN, MSN or PhD. SGNA RN Advancing Education Scholarship Application


CBSPD CS Scholarships

SPS Medical supports educational development and competency based certification for sterile processing personnel. To this end, they are pleased to award a monthly scholarship to qualified applicants of the CBSPD, Inc. The total number of monthly scholarships awarded is THREE. To qualify, applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience and provide a letter of recommendation from a supervisor, manager or vendor. All course materials and exam cost are covered by the scholarship. Applications are available by calling SPSmedical at 1-800-722-1529 or by e-mailing education@SPSmedical.com.

By clicking here, you can obtain an online copy.

Blood Pathogens



Click on the following links for more OSHA blood-born pathogen standard information.

 

 

CBSPD



The following information is about the Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor program.

SGNA Resources



You may find educational resources related to infection prevention on the SGNA Web site for the following:

 

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