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WHEREAS, Central Service Technicians are responsible for processing surgical instruments, supplies and equipment; and

WHEREAS, Central Service Technicians provide support to patient care services in settings ranging from hospitals to ambulatory surgical centers; and

WHEREAS, Central Service Department tasks include decontaminating, cleaning, processing, assembling, sterilizing, storing, and distributing medical devices and supplies needed for patient care; and

WHEREAS, the Central Service Department of a healthcare facility is vital for all activity surrounding instruments, supplies and equipment required for operating rooms, endoscopy suites, ICU, birth centers, and other patient care areas; and

WHEREAS, Central Service Technicians play an important role in patient care and are responsible for first-line processes to prevent patient infections; and

WHEREAS, Central Service Week offers an opportunity to recognize the contributions Central Service Technicians make to patient safety and the opportunities and challenges faced within the profession;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 14 – 20, 2018 as

 Central Service Week in Nevada


 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson