In Episode 49, the KiiP Committee discusses event-related contamination of sterile packaging. The experts take into consideration specific events that would compromise the integrity of the package shelf life. They also address transport and handling and the more complex processes of facility cleaning and storage, which also may impact sterile packaging integrity. The team reviews best practices, including “FIFO” (First In First Out), use and misuse of expiration dates, as well as ways to work through unique departmental challenges.
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