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ASP Expands Portfolio of Educational Resources to Help Healthcare Professionals Raise Their Standard of Care

ASP Extends Webinar Series, Launches New Global Website at and Invites Followers to for the Latest Infection Prevention News

IRVINE, CA, November 10, 2010 – Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) today announced that it has expanded its portfolio of educational resources to help healthcare professionals identify an appropriate sterilization solution for their operating room (OR). These expanded resources include the hosting of a new educational webinar titled “What’s the Difference? Choosing the Right Alternative for Your OR,” a strengthened online presence at with a new section dedicated to the optimizing sterilization in the OR, and an invitation to follow ASP on Twitter to receive the latest infection prevention news right away.

ASP will introduce the fifth webinar in its educational series this November featuring clinical and scientific educators explaining the differences between the STERRAD® NX™ Sterilization System and the Steris System 1E™ to assist facilities that have yet to transition to a Steris System 1 (SS1) alternative. The webinar will also highlight educational elements from a hands-on workshop tour that ASP recently held to educate OR professionals about best practices in instrument sterilization and help them take their OR expertise to the next level.

In order to meet customer demand for access to infection prevention resources and education, ASP recently launched The new website provides convenient, centralized access to the latest infection prevention information, the Frontiers in Infection Prevention newsletters, as well as the fully archived video presentations of ASP’s first four webinar series installments. Now easily accessible for viewing, the webinars showcase experiences and advice on the challenging situation from a cross-section of professionals ranging from OR nurses and directors, medical device manufacturers, and sterile processing experts to microbiologists.

ASP also invites all interested healthcare professionals to follow ASP at for the latest infection prevention news, special ASP product previews and invitations, educational tips, and information you won’t find anywhere else.

“ASP is committed to supporting our customers and the wider healthcare community through a variety of educational opportunities and online resources,” said Karen Borg, worldwide vice president of marketing. “Raising the standard of care is the essence of what we do and whether it is in our product innovation, customer service or education - we want to deliver the best for our customers so they are able to deliver the best for their patients.”


About ASP:
Protecting Lives Against Infection™

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) has a long track record of designing and delivering innovative infection prevention solutions that dramatically raise the level of health care and safety for those who matter most. Our pioneering technology, global distribution, and established leadership position enable us to simplify the process of buying and operating infection prevention products and services every day, for thousands of medical facilities around the world. This in turn enables our customers to focus on what they do best - preventing infection and saving lives. For more information, please visit: or follow us on Twitter at

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Katie Sweet, ASP

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