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News from AVM Services including decontamination industry updates and other interesting topics from the healthcare sector, medical industry, NHS and more.

AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Glasgow

AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Glasgow

We are pleased to announce that our Authorised Person (Decontamination) Training Course (APD01) will be available between  14 to 17 May 2024 at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

This is a 4-day course to teach staff the skills and expertise needed to perform day-to-day tasks and duties to effectively manage aspects of decontamination.

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Quality Management Systems Course Showcased at IDSc

Quality Management Systems Course Showcased at IDSc

Cambridge University Hospitals-AVM attended the 17th Annual Institute of Decontamination Sciences (IDSc) conference on 28 and 29 November 2023 to showcase our newly-released online training course, Quality Management Systems 1 (QMS1). 

To ensure ease of use and broad-based accessibility, the course is video-based with interactive elements and is designed to be highly informative and beneficial to staff involved in the decontamination of reusable medical instruments such as surgical instruments or endoscopes.

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AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Last Places

AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Last Places

Join us at the upcoming Authorised Person (Decontamination) course at the NHS decontamination unit in Stoke Mandeville hospital, Aylesbury. 

This 4-day course, taking place from the 5th to the 8th of March 2024, will enable you to carry out day-to-day tasks and duties to effectively manage an organisation’s decontamination equipment.

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AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Dates Confirmed

AP(D) Authorised Person Course – Dates Confirmed

We are pleased to announce that our Authorised Person (Decontamination) Training Course (APD01) will be available between 05 to 08 March 2024 at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.

This AP(D) course is suitable for staff with previous experience of decontamination and those who wish to work toward becoming an Authorised Person (Decontamination).

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Optimum performance through regular Validation Testing

Optimum performance through regular Validation Testing

In the medical services sector, one of the most crucial aspects of any unit is patient safety. In particular, the sterile services or endoscope reprocessing units play a vital role in protecting against infection by ensuring that all surgical and related equipment is processed to the correct standards. The equipment used to perform this disinfection and sterilisation is highly-specialised, and requires regular testing and validation.

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QMS Online Training Course Launched

QMS Online Training Course Launched

Market-leading decontamination specialists AVM Services have launched a range of online training courses aimed at students and professionals in the Sterile Services sector.

The courses, which cover Germs, Decontamination and Quality Management Systems, are designed with the ultimate aim of achieving a City & Guilds certification.

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AVM at 2023 IHEEM Authorising Engineers Conference

AVM at 2023 IHEEM Authorising Engineers Conference

The institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM) partnered with Air Sentry to deliver the 2023 annual Authorising Engineers Conference, held on 11th July at Epsom Downs Racecourse.

As decontamination specialists, AVM is a regular attendee at the conference.

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Decontamination Online Training Course Launched

Decontamination Online Training Course Launched

Market-leading decontamination specialists AVM Services have launched a range of online training courses aimed at students and professionals in the Sterile Services sector.

The courses, which cover Germs, Decontamination and Quality Management Systems, are designed to give learners an in-depth, accessible and intuitive way to absorb knowledge and proficiency within these topics, all with the ultimate aim of achieving a City & Guilds certification.

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