The Importance and Use of Sterilization Pouches

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Marti Borland



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Intended Audience

Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

Course Description

This course will discuss how sterilization pouches are made, how to use them correctly and the regulations applicable to sterilization processing.


Upon completion of this course, the dental professional will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of using sterilization pouches in healthcare settings
  • Describe the importance of chemical indicators and how they work
  • Explain how to load a sterilization pouch
  • Determine if a sterilization pouch has been successfully processed
  • Follow sterilization standards and recommendations

Marti Bourland

Marti has been the Southern US Territory Manager for Medicom since 2020. With over 20 years of experience in the dental industry, she enjoys sharing her infection control expertise as a CE lecturer.

Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure of Speaker This educational program is made possible through the continued financial support of AMD Medicom Inc (“Medicom”). The speaker is either an independent consultant or an employee of Medicom. The speaker may have received compensation, funding (if it is an organization of education) or other benefits from Medicom for the time involved in preparing and delivering this course. Prior to each CE presentation, speakers are made aware of the importance of delivering their presentations without commercial bias, and where appropriate, to mention a variety of different therapeutic or product choices that may be relevant to the subject matter of the lecture, for the scientific and educational benefit of the participant.

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