The main objective of Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) is to ensure supply of sterilized material to the hospital. The department is located on the 2nd Floor, Trauma Centre, Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad-380016.
Functions of CSSD
- Provide supplies of sterile instruments sets and all other sterile items used in patient care.
- Maintain effectiveness of cleaning, disinfection and sterilization process.
- Monitor and ensure controls necessary to prevent cross infection.
- Maintain supplies & equipment inventory.
- Stay updated with development within field.
- The department also provides training to some senior nurses, O.T Assistants, O.T.Managers, nursing students and sponsored candidates from other hospitals under in service programs.