Angela has 20 years of experience in operating rooms as a surgical nurse and in SPD as: a licensed nurse, a certified sterilization technician and a certified sterilization manager and leader. She is an approved IAHCSMM instructor and serves as a voting member of AAMI on the committee working groups for AAMI ST Working Group 40 for Standard 79: “Steam Sterilization” and AAMI ST Working Group 90 for Standard for “Quality Systems”. Angela contributes to IAHCSMM's On Line Journal:
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Central Source as the writer for the “Educator Update” column. Angela and her team of Subject Matter Experts motivation are to provide tools to facilities and technicians in the OR and SPD to help improve patient outcomes, add to the SPD's base knowledge and increase performance levels, with a focus in quality assurances. The education is implemented online and on site via teams of SME's.
Rose Seavey is President/CEO of Seavey Healthcare Consulting and formerly the Director of the Sterile Processing Department at The Children's Hospital of Denver. Rose served on the AORN board of directors and is a past President ASHCSP. She received numerous awards such as AORN's award for Mentorship in 2012 and Outstanding Achievement in Nurse Education in 2001. In addition, she received the national 2013 IAHCSMM award of Honor, the Industry Leadership Award from the Massachusetts chapter and the educator of the year award from the
Instrument Coordinator in a Periop department. Facilitates all repairs for in-house and off-site clinic in a healthcare setting, supporting data for new trays, devices, and instrumentation. Facilitates all new trays in circulation and all consignment and in-house trays and implants. Educator of Sterile Processing, facilitating the Certification Class for Sterile Processing Technicians. Speaks across the country on Sterile Processing related issues, specializing in communication between the Surgical and Sterile Processing departments.
David Jagrosse has 25+ years of experience in CSSD/SPD as Technician, Supervisor, and Manager. He is the current CSS Manager at Middlesex Hospital. David certified through the IAHCSMM. CRCST. CHL. He is the Communications Officer (1998-2000) Vice President (1998-2000), Vice President (2006-2008),
2009-2013 President of the Connecticut Central Service Association. David is an active voting member of the AAMI Standards Work Group 40 (ST:79) that develops guidelines within CSSD. He is the President of David Jagrosse Consulting LLC offering educational presentations, published articles and consultant services to CSS/OR audiences throughout the world. Presentations in China, Singapore, Thailand, Germany, France, United Arab Emirates, Japan, India, Canada, Australia, South Korea. 25 average presentations annually in the US.
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Don served 35 years in the surgical instrument business from all across the U.S. Focused on sales, service and education to hospitals, teaching institutions, and surgical centers in all areas of surgical instruments used by Specialty Surgeons, Operating Room staff and Sterile Processing Departments for both civilian and military hospitals.
After flying for 6 years active duty with the USAF he flew with the USAF Reserves and retired in 1995 with the rank of Major having flown over 5,000 hours in many types of military & civilian aircraft. He holds the FAA Flight Instructor Certificate while conducting educational seminars and field training for PREZIO Health on a national basis.Don obtained his BA in Business Management in 1971 from the University of Tulsa. Don obtained his MBA in Business Administration in 1980 from the University of South Dakota. He and his family reside in Georgetown, TX .
and her Microbiology degree enabled her to work in many positions on the National, and State societies. While President of the American Society for Healthcare Central Service, she was integral in the merging of the two societies, ASHCSP and IAHCSMM in 2007. They are now one strong organization representing our voices. As a Manager of several departments, she has remodeled over 10 Central Service departments including the construction of an offsite sterilization department for a major organization. Penny is currently an independent consultant and works for Kemmed Medical Products Corporation in Education and Sales.