Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

 

Webinar: Yay! We Get to Reopen. Now What?

If you were not able to join us for our webinar on reopening your endoscopy suite, you can access the recorded webinar here: https://www.educationaldimensions.net/webinar-yay-now-what/

During this 90-minute webinar, Dr. Cheri Ackert-Burr and Ann Hewitt from Cantel’s Clinical Education team will provide information and guidance to help program participants plan for and execute the steps required to reopen an endoscopy suite that closed due to the government-mandated lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is a free webinar, but registration is requred. Upon successful completion participants will be granted 1.5 contact hour CNE credit. 

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We take our role as your endoscope reprocessing infection prevention partner seriously. As the circumstances around COVID-19 evolve, we are actively monitoring the situation, following the guidance from global health agencies and coordinating our response accordingly. As such, we are providing the following information:

COVID-19 Guidance for Recommissioning Cantel/Medivators AERs

COVID-19 Guidance for Shutting Down Cantel/Medivators AERs

COVID-19 Guidance for High Level Disinfection

COVID-19 Guidance for High Level Surface Disinfectants

Impact of COVID-19 on Manufacturing and Product Availability

 

Isopropyl Alcohol Shortage:

Statement on Isopropyl Alcohol Shortage and use in AERs

ADVANTAGE PLUS and ADVANTAGE PLUS Pass-Thru AER Procedure for Installing Non-Alcohol Parameter Sets

CER OPTIMA™ AER Alcohol Injection Deactivation

DSD-201 AER and DSD EDGE™ AER Alcohol Injection Deactivation

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Additional COVID-19 Resources and Society Statements:

APIC: https://apic.org/covid19/

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

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

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