Live from Industry Webinar: Non-Critical is Critical
Live from Industry Webinar: Non-Critical is Critical

Live from Industry | Non-Critical is Critical: Mitigating Cross Contamination of Non-critical Medical Devices

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This webinar will address high level themes regarding contamination of multiple use, non-critical medical items frequently used across patient care settings. The objectives of this webinar are to understand the importance of non-critical items in the transmission cycle of infection, discuss the barriers to cleaning and disinfecting non-critical items in a healthcare setting and discuss best practices for minimizing risk of infection from non-critical items.


  • Understand how non-critical medical items can lead to infections.
  • Define the challenges of cleaning and disinfecting non-critical items.
  • Discuss best practices for minimizing risk of infection from non-critical items.


Anna Nutt, MPH, CIC, HAI Epidemiologist, Texas Department of State Health Services

Sara M. Reese, PhD, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, System Director Infection Prevention, SCL Health

Kimberly Schommer BSN, RN, PHN, Clinical Application Specialist, 3M Company

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