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CSS Nation

By Harry Mullen

This show is hosted by Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen who are experts in the field of sterile processing. They discuss topics that concern technicians and managers in the field as well as senior hospital leadership. This show will interview students, technicians, managers as well as vendors that support the world of SPD. Contact the show by emailing us at harrymullen@centralsterilizationsolutions.com
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CSS Nation with Harry Mullen Ep 24 - AORN’s Evidence-Based Guidelines for Processing Flexible Endoscopes
CSS Nation with Harry Mullen Ep 24 - AORN’s Evidence-Based Guidelines for Processing Flexible Endoscopes
On CSS Nation, Harry discusses an article about AORN’s Evidence Based Guidelines for Processing Flexible Endoscopes
19:55
September 13, 2021
CSS Nation with Harry Mullen Ep 23 -"The Student Pipeline"
CSS Nation with Harry Mullen Ep 23 -"The Student Pipeline"
Harry reads an article printed in the IAHCSMM Process magazine entitled "The Student Pipeline" How it can save money (and your department)
22:59
September 06, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 21 - Managers Corner with Randalyn Walters
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 21 - Managers Corner with Randalyn Walters
On CSS Nation, Pernell and Harry have another episode of Managers  Corner.  They invite Randalyn Walters to discuss her post to discuss what "We" in SPD experience in the department. Randalyn shares her insights  as well as some of her successes within the world of SPD.  #calispd
46:44
August 29, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 22 - a new term "Point of Use Treatment"
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 22 - a new term "Point of Use Treatment"
This week on CSS Nation, Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen talk about  the new term "Point of Use Treatment" that is now part of the Standards  & Guidelines.  Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like &  subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization  School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014   #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
18:57
August 29, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 20 - Why SPD needs a Surgeon Champion!
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 20 - Why SPD needs a Surgeon Champion!
This week we discuss the need to involve a surgeon to learn more about SPD in order to be a champion for the department.
44:54
August 15, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 19 - Getting ready for an important week
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 19 - Getting ready for an important week
On CSS Nation, Pernell & Harry discuss an article that brings attention to the importance of SPD in the Infection Control arena and the upcoming CS week. #calispd
02:56
August 01, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 18 AAMI Standards Part 3
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 18 AAMI Standards Part 3
On CSS Nation, Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen finish up talking  about the AAMI standards on sections 7.4 to 7.6   Cleaning is the first and most important step in breaking the chain of  disease transmission and preparing instruments for use; it is the  removal of all foreign material from the device being processed.   Instrument technicians must have a clear understanding that cleaning  primarily removes microorganisms, any failure of the disinfection and  sterilization process presents an increased risk of infection  transmission.  AAMI standards provide a clear and detailed rationale behind the step by  step process and science of Sterile Processing #sterileprocessing #spd #sterileprocessingtechnician #Spdtech #medicalcourse #medicaleducation #calispd
33:03
July 25, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 16
CSS Nation Ep 16
This week on CSS Nation, Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen continue to discuss AAMI ST79 7.4.2.1 and more    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv  Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014   #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
41:05
July 04, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 15
CSS Nation Ep 15
This week on CSS Nation, Harry Mullen talk about voting in IAHCSMM.  There is a proposed name change to the association. #calispd
25:10
July 04, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 14 - AAMI ST79
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 14 - AAMI ST79
This week on CSS Nation, Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen discuss AAMI.  We briefly describe the history of the organization. We start to  talk about ST79 7.4 Decontamination in order to expose new technicians  to the importance of knowing the foundation of SPD.    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like &  subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization  School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv  Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014   #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
41:30
June 24, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 12
CSS Nation Ep 12
In  This episode we discuss some of the action you should take to move  towards your goal to advance your career in sterile processing. Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014   #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
31:42
May 30, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 11 - Chemical Occupational Injuries
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 11 - Chemical Occupational Injuries
This week on CSS Nation, Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen discuss potential occupational injuries that may be caused from chemicals in SPD.  As sterile processing technicians, we are exposed to many bio-hazards as  well as chemicals on a day to day basis.  Senior leadership needs to be  aware of the dangers their employees are in and implement protocols to monitor the environment in order to protect SPD staff.    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like &  subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014   #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
32:11
May 23, 2021
CSS Nation Ep. 10 Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen premier our first segment of Managers Corner
CSS Nation Ep. 10 Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen premier our first segment of Managers Corner
We interview a young manager in SPD to discuss topics of interest to all. Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: centralsterilizationschool.com For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: centralsterilizationsolutions.com
40:56
May 16, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 9 - Special guest President Elect Marjorie Wall
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 9 - Special guest President Elect Marjorie Wall
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 9, we are happy to announce that we had the opportunity to interview the new President Elect of IAHCSMM, Marjorie Wall.  So come and watch and share this episode.  Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe  For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com   For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com   YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/.../central-sterilization.../   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/ iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv  Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014  #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
37:32
May 10, 2021
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 8 - 2 topics we wanted to talk about and more
CSS Nation with Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen Ep 8 - 2 topics we wanted to talk about and more
We just felt like talking about issues that techs come across in their job.    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014    #calispd #css #education #riversideschool #medical #medicalschool #medicaltechnology #medicaltech #medicalstudents #sterileprocessing #sterileprocessingtechnician #sterileprocessingtech #technicians #technician #school #school2021 #educated #education #spd #educateyourself #educate #medicalfield #css #centralsterilizationsolutions #centralsterilizationschool
38:07
May 02, 2021
CSS Nation With Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen - Ep 7 - 3 Things to look for when hiring a Consultant
CSS Nation With Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen - Ep 7 - 3 Things to look for when hiring a Consultant
In this episode Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen discuss the things you should be looking at when considering bringing in a consultant.    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization  School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014
15:27
April 25, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 6 - 3 things managers should do after hiring a new employee
CSS Nation Ep 6 - 3 things managers should do after hiring a new employee
Pernell & Harry discuss 3 things managers should do after hiring a  new employee.  In episode 6, they begin a new series of 3 things they want to share.  The 3 things in this episode are... What a manager should do after  hiring a new employee.    Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like &  subscribe   For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization  School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com    For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com     YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg   LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/  iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380   Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv   Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4   Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014
36:18
April 18, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 5 - Interview with founders of RIF Robotics
CSS Nation Ep 5 - Interview with founders of RIF Robotics
In Episode 5, we invited Kevin DeMarco & Sergio Garcia from RIF Robotics to discuss future advancements within the sterile processing department to assist technicians in their day to day working life. Check out our guest’s website: RIF Robotics: www.RIFRobotics.com Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/.../central-sterilization.../ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/ iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/.../css-nation/id1559898380 Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014
40:10
April 11, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 4 With Debbie Armstrong from Terragene
CSS Nation Ep 4 With Debbie Armstrong from Terragene
Come join us today: In Episode 4, we invited Debbie Armstrong from Terragene to discuss innovating products that will save SPD money. Terragene: www.terragene.com Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste also like & subscribe For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://lnkd.in/gnPyrCB For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://lnkd.in/gZ_vY8w YouTube: https://lnkd.in/g6q3-yd LinkedIn: https://lnkd.in/gmSaaHV Facebook: https://lnkd.in/g9K7DwR Instagram: https://lnkd.in/gnAvapu iTunes: https://lnkd.in/gFjseZM Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv Overcast: https://lnkd.in/gHVJWiQ Spotify: https://lnkd.in/gXwAe4X Stitcher: https://lnkd.in/g9KkPfh
36:11
April 05, 2021
CSS NATION Ep 3 - Student interviews the hosts Part 2 of 2
CSS NATION Ep 3 - Student interviews the hosts Part 2 of 2
In Episode 3, we invited a Angel back to interview us on questions she had. Angel J. did a great job interviewing the hosts once again. Follow us on social Media. Just click or copy and paste For additional education opportunities, click Central Sterilization School: https://centralsterilizationschool.com For information on our services, click, Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationsolutions.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzDfsujpdKIFqYPEQ3X_aAg LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/ iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/css-nation/id1559898380 Pocket Cast: https://pca.st/rg6u6wtv Overcast: https://overcast.fm/+r4-FdNEvc Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0nDbTkIgNgL0W1wKA3Pdh4 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=621014
56:46
March 28, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 2 - Student interviews the hosts Part 1 of 2
CSS Nation Ep 2 - Student interviews the hosts Part 1 of 2
On CSS Nation we invited a student to interview the hosts. She asks pertinent questions that new technicians need to know when applying for a job and after getting a position. Guest Host: Angel J. Follow us on social Media. Copy and paste Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationschool.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/
59:11
March 22, 2021
CSS Nation Ep 1 - What to do when standards are not followed
CSS Nation Ep 1 - What to do when standards are not followed
CSS Nation presents it's first episode hosted by Pernell Husband & Harry Mullen who are 2 of the most experienced professionals in the of sterile processing. In episode 1, they discuss what you should do when proper standards art not followed in the SPD. Follow us on social Media. Copy and paste Central Sterilization Solutions: https://centralsterilizationschool.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/central-sterilization-soultions-school-a70468173/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Central-Sterilization-Solutions-218141178374994/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/css__school/
29:52
March 22, 2021