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P451 Sterile Instrument StorageDisinfection and Decontamination

Sterilised instruments must be protected against the possibility of recontamination by wrapping or storing in a covered container. The autoclave used affects the wrapping and storing options. This module is fully compliant with HTM 01-05 2013

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  • To describe the recommended protocols for the correct storage of wrapped instruments
  • To understand the best practice for the disinfection of dental instruments
  • To be able to identify and dispose of single use items to comply with the relevant guidelines


On completion of this module, you will be able to describe the correct storage method of wrapped instruments, understand the disinfection procedures of dental instruments and successfully discuss single use items.

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