Instrument Care & Handling Bootcamp: Challenges and Solutions

Friday October 14, 0730-0830


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Quality Assurance in the MDRD…the value of Every Load Monitoring

Saturday October 15, 0730-0830


Mark DuroSpeaker: Mark Duro, CRCST, FCS

Mark is the current Director of Sterile Processing Operations at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston Massachusetts. New England Baptist Hospital is a leader in orthopedics and is the official hospital of the Boston Celtics.

Mark has been in the sterile processing management profession for the past twenty years and is also the current Vice President of the Massachusetts Chapter of Central Services professionals.

Mark has also been a member of IAHCSMM since 1992 and has been the Chair person for IAHCSMM’s orthopedic council for the past 4 years.

In 2011 Mark was awarded fellowship status within IAHCSMM and is one of 34 Fellows. Mark has also been IAHCSMM approved instructor for the past 6 years. Mark has also been part of the AAMI ST79 working group and is a voting member. Mark was recently appointed to the AAMI ST79 Advisory council and is also on the AORN news advisory for sterile processing. In 2015 Mark was appointed to IAHCSMM’s Executive board. In 2016 Mark was elected to IAHCSMM President elect and will begin his term in Tennessee in 2017 as President.

In 2012 in Albuquerque Mark was awarded the educator of the year award by IAHCSMM. Mark also consults in areas of Sterile Processing nationally and internationally.

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