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Cleaning and Disinfection for Aseptic Processing Areas
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Learn the role and importance of cleaning and disinfection in aseptic processing areas. Topics covered include regulatory requirements, cleanroom environments, basic microbiology, cleaning, disinfection and environmental monitoring. Class is a combination of lecture and hands-on learning.
Course Objectives
  1. Develop a basic understanding of cleanroom environments
  2. Gain understanding of basic microbiology as it relates to aseptic processing
  3. Become familiar with a broad overview of the importance of cleaning and disinfection in aseptic processing
  4. Become familiar with the regulatory requirements for sanitization in aseptic processing
  5. Learn the role of environmental monitoring in maintaining aseptic cleanroom areas
  6. Gain hands-on experience of the effects of various disinfectants on bacterial growth
  7. Gain hands-on experience with cleaning / disinfectant techniques for cleanrooms
Outline of Instruction
  1. Lecture/Tour: Cleanrooms
  2. Lecture: Microbiology Basics
  3. Lecture: Cleaning, Disinfection, Sanitization
  4. Lecture: Environmental Monitoring
  5. Lab: Disinfectant Experiment
  6. Lab: Cleaning / disinfection of laboratory areas
  7. Lab: Review of all microbiological data
  8. Q&A, review, quiz
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Bionetwork Manager