Process This Episode 17: Utilizing Mentors in Sterile Processing

This Process This episode features guest speaker Patricia Taylor, Clinical Supervisor of Sterile Processing (SP), and IAHCSMM Board Member. Taylor discusses the importance of mentoring, igniting passion for the industry, knowledge sharing between younger and older generations, and how that all comes together to lay the foundation for a successful career path. She also reflects on how mentorship promotes production, harmony and connection within the SP department.

The What’s on My Mind? portion of the podcast discusses COVID-19, the reopening of elective surgeries and its relation to Sterile Processing. In Mailbox Mania, host Jon Wood takes a look at several issues of AORN Journal and reviews and dissects some best processes.

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