Principles of Sterilization

The success of sterilization can directly impact the quality and safety of products used by consumers. This course discusses the purpose of sterilization and basic principles of several commonly used sterilization techniques. Topics in this course include: Sterilization, Moist Heat, Dry Heat, Gas, Radiation, Chemical, Filtration, and Sterility Assurance. After completing this course the learner will be able to identify six types of sterilization, recognize methods for validating sterilization, and identify the key aspects of sterility assurance.

After this course learners will be able to recognize the definition of sterilization and identify the most common sterilization methods. recognize the general approaches for validating and monitoring sterilization processes. identify the key aspects of sterility assurance.