Ethylene Oxide Sterilization

*UK Live Online Training*

  • Starts 15 Aug
  • 995 British pounds
  • Live Online Training

Available spots

Service Description

Ethylene oxide (often referred to as EO or EtO) is a widely used low temperature gaseous process used to sterilize a variety of healthcare products, such as single-use medical devices. This course has been created to help participants navigate the increasingly complex regulatory requirements looking at the guiding principles and processes around EO Sterilization including, process definition, adoption and optimization. This highly interactive course uses practical application to enhance knowledge transfer. Learning Objectives - Gain an understanding of the principles and practical application of ethylene oxide sterilization. - Be familiar with the structure and requirements of the international standard EN ISO 11135: Sterilization of health-care products — Ethylene oxide — Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices. Who will benefit from attending? - Microbiologists and sterilization professionals - Quality Management System (QMS) specialists - Regulatory Compliance specialists - Internal Auditors - Regulatory and Quality professionals This 15 hour training course is delivered over 4 days in half day sessions to reduce time out of the business for busy professionals. Course Agenda Day 1 13:00 Introductory microbiology for sterilization 14:15 Bioburden determination 15:00 Break 15:30 Bioburden exercise 16:30 Bioburden exercise feedback Day 2 13:00 Microbial inactivation 14:15 Biological indicators 14:45 Break 15:15 Introduction to EN ISO 11135 16:00 Background to ethylene oxide sterilization 16:30 Q&A Day 3 13:00 Process definition/Adoption/process optimization 14:15 Validation 14:45 Break 15:15 Routine control 15:45 Ethylene oxide exercise Day 4 13:00 Feedback on ethylene oxide exercise 14:15 Maintaining process effectiveness – requalification 14:45 Break 15:15 Trouble shooting 15:45 Inspection readiness 16:15 Q&A - Discussion What you need: - Access to Zoom - Access to a microphone (Webcam not required) Discounts are available for 3+ attendees. Please email us at for your unique discount code to use at the checkout.

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Cancellation Policy

Places are non-refundable. Substitutions may be made at any time at no additional charge.

Contact Details

Meddev Solutions, 30 Monaghan Street, Newry Co. Down, BT35 6AA, N.Ireland GBR