If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00.  

Course Description

This course will provide participants with information on infection control and the basic information on how to decontaminate instruments.


Rebecca Langston, CBSPDT, CSIS, CRMST

Target Audience

Nurses and all Clinical Staff who work with sterilization and decontamination of instruments

Learning Outcomes

After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the basics of infection control.
  2. Describe facility needs for infection control and sterile processing.
  3. Discuss the decontamination process.

Length of Course

75 minutes

Credit statements

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.25 contact hours.

AHEC Credit

This educational offering provides 1.25 CEUs (1.25 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in education activities. Please see individual activities for any conflicts of interest.

Provisions of these educational activities by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with activities.