Central Service Leadership Manual

Today’s Sterile Processing (SP) leaders require a foundation of management and business information to address their non-technical responsibilities and they must also have the knowledge to manage highly technical processes and address commonly asked questions about them. The completely revised Central Service Leadership Manual, Third Edition, will be an asset for every SP leader and department.

3rd Edition Central Service Leadership Manual Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Sterile Processing Leadership
  • Chapter 2: Sterile Processing Leaders Manage a Complex System
  • Chapter 3: Sterile Processing Leaders and Communication
  • Chapter 4: Sterile Processing Leaders and Human Resources
  • Chapter 5: Sterile Processing Leaders and Staff Development
  • Chapter 6: Developing Leadership Skills
  • Chapter 7: Sterile Processing Leaders and Financial Management
  • Chapter 8: The Sterile Processing Leader and Survey Preparedness
  • Chapter 9: Sterile Processing Leaders and Legal Considerations
  • Chapter 10: Sterile Processing Leaders and Quality
  • Chapter 11: Sterile Processing Leaders and Infection Prevention
  • Chapter 12: Collaborative Relationships with Operating Room Personnel
  • Chapter 13: Sterile Processing Leaders and Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Chapter 14: Safety, Emergency Planning and Disaster Preparedness
  • Chapter 15: Technical Essentials: Construction Projects
  • Chapter 16: Sterile Processing Leaders: Work Areas and Workflow
  • Chapter 17: Sterile Processing Leaders Manage Complex Instrument Systems
  • Chapter 18: Technical Essentials: Soiled Medical Devices Processing Area
  • Chapter 19: Technical Essentials: Medical Device Clean Preparation Area
  • Chapter 20: Technical Essentials: Steam Sterilization
  • Chapter 21: Technical Essentials: Sterile Processing Leaders and Low-Temperature Sterilization
  • Chapter 22: Technical Essentials: Sterile Storage and Distribution
  • Chapter 23: Technical Essentials: Purchasing and Inventory Management
  • Chapter 24: Healthcare Information Systems

Ordering Central Service Leadership Course Materials

Processing Information

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  Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Boxed Course $184 $205
Textbook Only $126 $140
Workbook Only $72 $80

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