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Cleaning your Respiratory Equipment. Colleen Dunn, RRT, CCRC. The Process…. Clean it Disinfect it Rinse it Air dry it. Step 1…. FIRST, wash your hands! Gel or Soap and water (15 seconds). Clean it…. Disassemble parts Wash with liquid dish soap Use hot water. Step 2.

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Cleaning your Respiratory Equipment

Colleen Dunn, RRT, CCRC


The Process…

  • Clean it

  • Disinfect it

  • Rinse it

  • Air dry it


Step 1….

  • FIRST, wash your hands!

    • Gel or

    • Soap and water

      (15 seconds)


Clean it…

  • Disassemble parts

  • Wash with liquid dish soap

  • Use hot water


Step 2

  • DISINFECT all parts….

    • NO VINEGAR

    • Boil

    • Microwave

    • Dishwasher

    • Soaking


Soaking…

  • Bleach

    • 1 part bleach, 50 parts water

    • Soak for 3 minutes

  • Isopropyl alcohol

    • Use 70%

    • Soak for 5 minutes

  • Hydrogen peroxide

    • Use 3%

    • Soak for 30 minutes


Step 3 - Rinse

  • After soaking rinse with sterile water

  • Sterile water

    • Boil water for 5 minutes


Step 4

  • Lay out clean paper towels

  • Clean and disinfected parts

  • Air dry completely

  • Store dry equipment in plastic bag


Stanford’s Policy

  • Boil

  • Microwave

  • Dishwasher


Option 1

  • Boil

    • Clean parts with soapy water

    • Rinsed pieces into a pot

    • Boil for 5 minutes

    • Place all pieces on paper towel

    • Air dry


Option 2

  • MICROWAVE

    • Clean parts with soapy water

      -Place all pieces in a bowl of water

    • Turn on high for 5 minutes

    • Place all pieces on paper towel to air dry


Option 3

  • Dishwasher

    • Rinse

    • Top shelf

    • Temp = 158 º for 30mintues


Questions:

  • ASK Kristin!

  • (650) 724-0206


Treatment Order


“Oh- PAAS”

  • “O”- Bronchodilators (Albuterol) Openairways

  • “h” - Hypertonic saline

  • “P” - Pulmozyme®

  • “A”- Airway Clearance (CPT, Flutter Acapella)

  • “A”- Antibiotics (Tobi, Colistin)

  • “S” - Steroids


Vest

  • OK to use the vest while doing:

    • Bronchodilators (Open airways)

    • Hypertonic saline

    • Pulmozyme®

    • Antibiotics and Steroids after


Flutter/CPT

  • Do therapy after Pulmozyme®

    • Bronchodilators (Open airways)

    • Hypertonic saline

    • Pulmozyme®

    • Flutter/CPT (Airway Clearance)


IPV

  • Ok to do with:

  • Bronchodilators (Open airways)

  • Hypertonic saline

  • Pulmozyme®, Antibiotics & Steroids after IPV


Acapella

  • OK to use the Acapella while doing:

    • Bronchodilators (Open airways)

    • Hypertonic saline

    • Pulmozyme®, Antibiotics & Steroids after Acapella


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