Medical Devices

Information for Health Care Facilities: Reprocessing of Reusable Medical Devices

This page provides links to resources such as guidelines, self-audit tools, education & training materials, and safety communications, including those provided by other government agencies for staff working in endoscopy reprocessing units or Central Sterile Supply, infection control practitioners, as well as providers, notably gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons and endoscopy nurses.

These resources may help health care facilities establish, implement and/or improve their quality assurance programs related to reusable device reprocessing. Please check back often, as this page will be updated with additional resources once they become available. 

Resources from Federal Partners:

From the Food and Drug Administration:

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

From the CDC jointly with FDA:

From the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS):

From FDA jointly with CDC and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA):

Resources from Professional Organizations:

From the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IACHMM):

From Multiple Professional Organizations:


Page Last Updated: 02/06/2018
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