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PROGRAMS. EDUCATION. TRAINING.  

WE PROVIDE MORE THAN PRODUCTS & 
SERVICES. WE PROVIDE EDUCATION &
TRAINING TO BE THE BEST.

OUR PROGRAMS

SIS offers so much more than equipment repair services. Our customers benefit from a range of proprietary programs, geared toward increasing operational efficiency and patient safety, maximizing equipment up-time, and lowering costs.

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Process Excellence Program℠

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Preventive Maintenance Program

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Insulation Assurance Program℠

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Beyond Repair Double Check Program℠

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DEPENDABLE & TRUSTED

OUR KEY PROGRAMS

We believe in giving our customers the tools and information needed to help their processes and procedures run as smoothly as possible. Through our highly-rated training and educational services, SIS can evaluate your facility’s processes and design customized solutions.

Process Excellence Program℠

This program empowers healthcare facilities to reduce the frequency and severity of device failures.

Insulated Instrument Assurance Program℠

This life-saving patient safety program is implemented at no additional cost to your facility.

Beyond Repair Double Check Program℠

This program ensures that you are not wasting your limited budget on replacement instruments when your current instruments can be restored.

Preventative Maintenance Program℠

This program enables our customers to change from a reactive to a proactive approach to device care.
Step 1
PROCESS EVALUATION
Each section of this assessment focuses on achieving overall goals of process improvement, increased OR/GI efficiencies, and enhanced equipment lifespan.
Step 2
SPD TRAINING
SIS is committed to helping facilities maximize their investment in instruments and equipment by conducting a comprehensive training.
Step 3
ADVANCED
The SIS perioperative and GI assessments create the foundation for changes that will improve operational efficiencies.

CEU PROGRAMS

Rigid Scopes 101 (1 CEU credit)

  • Attendees will learn the anatomy of rigid scopes, how they are used, how they should be handled and why.
  • Attendees will know and be able to explain the three “I”s of rigid scope care: Inspect, Isolate, Immobilize.

Flexible Scopes 101 (1 CEU credit)

  • Attendees will learn the anatomy of flexible endoscopes, how they are used, how they should be handled and why.
  • Attendees will know and be able to explain how to prevent most many catastrophic failures and the proper care and handling of flexible scopes, including what to look for during an inspection.

Surgical Power Equipment 101 (1 CEU credit)

  • Attendees will learn the anatomy of power handpieces including battery, pneumatic, and plug-in.
  • Attendees will know and be able to explain the effects of preventive maintenance on the life of the tools, proper testing and inspecting procedures and the common do’s and don’ts of hand-held power care.

Stainless Instrument Testing and Inspection 101 (1 CEU credit)

  • During this hands-on course, attendees will learn the different categories of general stainless instruments, how they are used, and why and how they should be tested. Attendees will know and be able to explain how and why surgical instruments should be tested and inspected during set assembly and not during procedural use.

Insulated Instrument Testing and Inspection 101 (1 CEU credit)

  • Attendees will learn how laparoscopic instruments are used, the risks associated with minimally invasive surgeries and how they can mitigate that risk. Attendees will know and be able to explain the life, death and lifestyle risks of stray energy burns and how to mitigate electrical burns during MIS procedures through proper insulation testing and inspections.

CRCST Certification

  • This accredited self-paced course offers all the educational background, manuals and instruction needed for Central Sterile and SPD staff to prepare for and pass the CRCST certification test from the International Association of Healthcare Central Services Material Management. This course can be paired with coaching and mentor services to promote success.

SPD Support (1 CEU credit*)

  • This is a completely customized course designed to reinforce facility-specific policies and procedures. Trainers will work with management and facility educators to develop and deliver relevant content to address immediate concerns in any aspect of Central Sterile services. Courses can range from “Why Should I Use my PPE” to “How to Polish a Rigid Scope Window” or “What to Expect During a Regulatory Inspection” and beyond. If it is important to the facility, it is important to SIS.

A Day in the Lab (4 CEU credits)

  • This course is a half day session (includes lunch) that covers a day in the SIS National Service Center. Attendees will learn the how’s and why’s of all categories of service provided by SIS.  This course provides an in-depth coverage of the five core 101 courses.

Failure Reduction

  • This training includes the RCA-based education and documentation offerings provided by SIS to help improve processes and procedures in order to reduce the frequency and severity of device failures. All training strictly adheres to industry standards and manufacturer Instructions for Use.

PROGRAMS FOR
MAXIMUM EFFECTIVENESS

COST MODELS

  • Capitated Agreements
  • Assest Management
  • Shared Risk
  • Time and Material

SIS offers so much more than equipment repair services. Our customers benefit from a range of cost models, geared toward saving money, maximizing equipment up-time, and increasing satisfaction.

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REPORTING

  • Accurate data collection is critical
  • All sources of current repairs, including:
    • OEM pay-per-service agreements
    • OEM fixed spend agreements
    • Third party pay-per-service agreements
    • Third party fixed spend agreements
    • Mobile maintenance agreements
  • Repair history for any and all “in-scope” instruments
  • Multiple contract options are available:
    • Capitated, Category Risk-Sharing, Time and Material, Guaranteed Savings
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NEXT STEPS

  • Gather all pertinent data showing repair trends and history
  • Receive a no-charge evaluation with our “Beyond  Repair Double Check Program”
  • Identify all off-warranty scopes/equipment to determine third party potential
  • Determine pending scope or other instrument purchases
  • Evaluate useful life of current inventory
  • Take advantage of our Stryker 1588 camera and Olympus 190 service capabilities

CONTACT US TODAY FOR A FREE TRIAL!

Trial the BRDC program: Locate your beyond repair bin and let us provide you with a no-charge evaluation.

800-747-8044

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