Standards FAQs: Steam Sterilization–General

Standards FAQsCan AAMI staff talk with The Joint Commission on behalf of my facility?
No.

Does AAMI have tools for benchmarking, or measuring productivity?
Yes. See our Benchmarking Solutions - Sterile Processing page.

Where can I find information on sterilization for dental practices?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information.

Where can I find information on sterilization of eye equipment or TASS?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information, Annex M.

Where can I find guidelines on endoscope processing?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST91:2015: Flexible and Semi-Rigid Endoscope Processing in Health Care Facilities.


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