Reprocessing of reusable equipment and devices

Reprocessing of reusable equipment and devices meets current best practice and is consistent with recurrent national standards.

This criterion includes cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation of reusable equipment and devices used in the health service organisation.

Reprocessing of reusable devices and equipment should be consistent with the current edition of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, and meet current relevant national and international standards, in conjunction with manufacturers’ guidelines.

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Reprocessing of reusable medical devices