Instrument care and reprocessing is an integral part of Nursing Lower Limb & Foot Care. We use the RITTER M9™ STEAM STERILIZER
(Autoclave) to sterilize our instruments. Our wellness centre is equipped with a dedicated reprocessing/sterilisation area and we’ve implemented strict reprocessing policies and procedures as required by Public Health Ontario (PHO) & Infection Prevention & Control Canada (IPAC).
In July 2019, the IPAC committee released a position statement on the Reprocessing of Critical Foot Care Devices: “…Steam sterilization is required for foot care instruments and the sterilizer requires a printout…” Click here to read the full statement.