Infection Prevention in Reprocessing of Flexible Endoscopes

Course Credit

1 contact hour
Note: Attendees must participate in the entire program to receive 1 contact hour.

Target Audience

Endoscope Reprocessing Professionals


1 hour

Course Overview

The same design and materials that make endoscopes versatile and effective in diagnosing and treating disease dictate careful and meticulous attention to reprocessing. This course reviews reprocessing procedures recommended by endoscope manufacturers and professional societies in order to prevent patient infections.

Learning Objective

  • Discuss the importance of performing correct and complete reprocessing of flexible endoscopes
  • Review flexible endoscope reprocessing steps
  • Identity methods that can be used to help avoid possible breaches in reprocessing


Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number #10419.

Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by IAHCSMM, Provider Number Olympus 171009A for 1 contact hour.

Olympus America Inc. has been approved as a provider by ABCGN for 1 contact hour.


Infection Control Validated Speakers

Certificate Distribution

All participants that receive Olympus University continuing education must register through All attendees are required to sign the attendance roster on the day of the educational event. Certificate distribution is linked to registration. A five question learning assessment is required to earn credit for this presentation. The link to the assessment will be sent via email following the presentation.


This course is not scheduled at this time.