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10.53.09.00.htm 10.53.09.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 53 BOARD OF NURSING ― ELECTROLOGY PRACTICE COMMITTEE Chapter 09 Sterilization Procedures Authority: Health Occupations Article, §8-205 and 8-6B-01―8-6B-29, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.53.09.01.htm 10.53.09.01. 01 Generally.. Each electrologist office and institution teaching the clinical practice of electrology shall maintain and use sterilization equipment adequate in size to accommodate needles, forceps, soaking receptacles, and any other equipment that comes into contact with a client. Needles or forceps dropped on the floor or otherwise contaminated may not be used until sterilized.
10.53.09.02.htm 10.53.09.02. 02 Cleansing Procedures.. A. Prior to sterilization as required in Regulation .03 of this chapter, needles and probes shall be:1) Mechanically precleaned as follows:. a) Cleansed with a clean cotton ball or swab moistened with a low-residue detergent and cool water;. b) Accumulated in a holding container by submersion in a low-residue detergent and cool water; and. c) Then, thoroughly rinsed with warm water and drained;. 2) Then, cleaned by soaking in a protein-dissolvin
10.53.09.03.htm 10.53.09.03. 03 Sterilization.. A. The rinsed and dried needles, forceps, and soaking receptacle shall be placed on a steel tray or rack in the center of an autoclave or heat sterilizer, separating instruments and keeping them away from the walls of the unit, and shall be sterilized according to manufacturer specifications or by:1) Autoclave at the temperatures listed for the following minimum time periods after completing a heat-up period:
10.53.09.9999.htm 10.53.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January 16, 1984 (11:1 Md. R. 45). Regulation .01 amended effective August 5, 1991 (18:15 Md. R. 1727) ―. Regulation .01, Requirements for Instructor's License, repealed and new Regulations .01―03 adopted under new chapter, Sterilization Procedures, effective June 20, 2005 (32:12 Md. R. 1047)
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