2022 Symposium on Sterile Processing & Infection Prevention

Held Oct. 11-13, 2022, the CE sessions are now on demand for a limited time


500+ Online Attendees

6 CE sessions

Sterile processing and infection prevention professionals

Education at the intersection of  sterile processing and infection prevention

Healthcare Hygiene magazine and the Healthcare Syerile Processing Association (HSPA) partnered to develop this three-day virtual symposium that explored sterile processing and infection prevention imperatives.

All sessions rolled out Oct. 11-13, 2022. The event is now closed, but the CE sessions are available on demand for a limited time on this website.


This symposium offers 6 free contact hours of continuing education for nurses (Healthcare Hygiene magazine/Keystone Media Inc. is an approved provider #17500 of the California Board of Registered Nurses).

Sessions addressed these hot topics:

• The power of education and working with hospital leadership to im prove sterile processing departments (SPDs)
• Joint Commission  standards and how TJC surveyors interpret the standards during site visits 
• Identifying SPD needs through infection prevention and control risk
assessment processes
• PPE in the SPD and occupational exposure risks
• Exploring the many ways sterile professionals impact lives every day


Cori Ofstead

Ofstead & Associates, Inc.

Sylvia Garcia-Houchins

The Joint Commission

Natalie Lind


Sharon Greene-Golden


Jill Holdsworth

Emory University Hospital Midtown

Monique Jelks

The Resource Group/Ascension Health

Anthony Bondon

HSHS St. Johns Hospital