Resources

Audit Tool AS/NZS 4187:2014

The audit tool for AS/NZS 4187:2014 has been developed and is available to all visitors to this website temporarily. The Ministry of Health has issued the recommendation that all District Health Boards utilise the audit tool to complete internal audit. As part of a good quality management system all users of AS/NZS 4187 should also be using the audit tool.

Glossary of Sterilising Terminology

A glossary is included in each student’s learning pack from the Open Polytechnic. This glossary is an A5 size booklet containing common terminology and its meaning as it relates to sterilising.

The NZSSA is pleased to advise that this booklet is now available for purchase for $10. If you would like one for your service contact Alison Stewart, NZSSA Treasurer and keep your unit up to date with current terminology. nzsterilescienceassoc@gmail.com

Benchmarking for More

– by Shelley Gabert

Expanding benchmarking metrics can help a department emphasize its skills and the multiple value it brings to the organization.

See http://www.24x7mag.com/2011/04/benchmarking-for-more/