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 F-1 O.T. Ground Floor, Main Building, Civil Hospital, Amdavad.
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.