The Sterilization Validation Webinar: The Overkill Method  

Validating a sterilization process causing you stress?

Understand the challenges and benefits of the different options for validating a sterilization process. In part 2, we will review the overkill method.

Part 1: Microorganisms, Sterilization Standards and Definitions 
Learn about microbial inactivation, why spores are used, applicable standards and definitions 

Part 2: The Overkill Method
Understand the value and limitations of the Overkill method for cycle development

Part 3: Biological Indicator/Bioburden Method (best for sensitive products) 
Review how the Biological Indicator/Bioburden method is best for sensitive products

Kurt McCauley

Meet the Presenter

Kurt McCauley

Product and Applications Engineer - Sterilization and Disinfection Control

Kurt McCauley has a B.S. in Microbiology and is a Product & Application Engineer in the Sterilization and Disinfection Control Division of Mesa Laboratories. He began work at Mesa in 1995 and has been involved with all aspects of biological indictor production and development. Mr. McCauley currently serves as Co-chair for AAMI Working Group 91 (Resistometers) and is an active member of both AAMI/ ISO Working Groups 4 (biological indicators) and 6 (chemical indicators).