Audit

Dirty instrument was contained during transport (e.g. Biohazard bag).

Instrument has been cleaned prior to disinfection (wiped with PDI wipe or enzymatic).

Staff conducting HLD has had initial and annual competencies.

Test strips have had quality control on each new lot number (3 positive and 3 negative strips).

Top portion of HLD log has been filled out.

Test strips are dated with open and expiration date.

PPE is available (gown, gloves, goggles).

Log: each item that has been HLD is recorded properly including patient sticker, temperature of solution, users initials, strip was tested prior to use, etc.

Original bottle has been dated with an expiration date that is 90 days from the open date but does not exceed the expiration date on the original bottle.

Secondary container of Resert has been dated with expiration date 21 days from the pour date.

Instruments were soaked for 8 minutes and is evident on log.

Instrument was rinsed for 1 minute and is evident on log.

Instrument was flushed ( if applicable) and dried.

Instrument was covered in clean pouch and transported back to storage to minimize contamination.

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.