No Wet Packages! Instrument Processing Done Correctly & Efficiently

december 18 | 6:30 PM-8:00 PM


Sterilization Flow, SOP, and What To Do in the Event of Breach!

Isn’t it frustrating when you realize your packages are wet at the end of a sterilization cycle? You are not alone! Correct instrument processing is a top priority for every practice and an efficient process will save you time and money! This fast-paced course answers the most common questions about instrument processing and provides a clear, 4-step process to ensure your instruments are readily available and safe for patient use.

  • During this session we will:
    • Identify the four critical (4) steps in instrument processing.
    • Discuss the value of monitoring the sterilization process.
    • Describe measures to prevent an infection control breach.


Karen Gregory

Ms. Gregory is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer skilled in translating regulatory and compliance information into captivating educational programming for healthcare workers. She is Certified in Dental Infection Prevention and Control® (CDIPC®), serves as a subject matter expert in dental infection prevention and control, and specializes in packaging process and policy content for successful integration into practice. In fact, she was involved in the update of the unforgettable teaching tool, “If Saliva Were Red” and was Editor-in-Chief of the online tool, “Best Practices for Infection Control in Dental Clinics During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” She is currently on the Editorial Review Board of the popular newsletter, Infection Control in Practice.

Ms. Gregory served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Dental Safety (ADS), formerly known as Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) and has been awarded all three of the organization’s top leadership awards. She volunteers for the Charlotte North Carolina Missions of Mercy in an effort to help those in need. Early in 2023, she launched her own consulting firm to “inspire frontline healthcare workers to include safety in every process.”


MDA Members & Staff: FREE!
Non-Members  & Staff:  $75


1.5 Continuing Education (CE) credit will be available to participating registered attendees who remain connected for at least 1 hour. CE certificates will be sent approximately 1 week following the webinar.

*Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link, via email, prior to the seminar.

If you need to register more attendees than the form allows, please call Hanna Nguyen-Dao at 612-767-4256.