Peggy Spitzer | Enzymatic Expert

Few topics hit as close to home for #SterileProcessing professionals as cleaning chemistries. They are some of the most important tools we have at our fingertips to win the war on bioburden. To help our growing audience better understand these chemical-related topics and how they impact patient safety, we are excited to share this Beyond Clean Enzymatic #ExpertSeries episode with subject matter expert, Peggy Spitzer, Clinical Education Manager at Certol International.

Over the next few months, Peggy will continue to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing Sterile Processing departments related to cleaning chemistries and educate around many of the myths and misconceptions involved in this topic. She is a nationally known thought leader and clinical educator in the industry, with over three decades of experience as a clinic manager, college faculty, and clinical educator.

This is a perfect time to invite your #InfectionControl partners to follow this page, and share in learning about how the chemicals in your SPD work together to take your instruments #BeyondClean.


If you have any questions on this post or a future topic, Peggy can be contacted at: pspitzer@certol.com

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Enzymatic Expert Biography 2020-2021

Peggy Spitzer is a Colorado native with over 30 years of combined experience as a healthcare provider, college faculty and clinic manager. Currently she is clinical education manager at Certol Intl., a manufacturer of detergents and disinfectants for healthcare. She develops and presents education programs to hospital and dental professional groups focusing on infection prevention, instrument processing and best practices for chemicals. Peggy is a past president, past secretary and current treasurer of the Rocky Mountain Central Sterile Chapter promoting education and certification for Sterile Processing professionals. She is an active speaker for APIC and Sterile Processing professional groups and consultant to the Colorado State Dental Board. A special highlight was speaking at the national IAHCSMM convention in 2019.

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Do you have questions about cleaning chemicals and enzymatics? You can reach Peggy at: