Lifestream Purification Systems, LLC requires that a two-day operations training be taken by all healthcare practitioners who operate the Angel of Water CM-1 device. Instructions for the operation of the device cannot be given adequately in written form only; to fully understand how to conduct successful colon hydrotherapy sessions, hands-on training is necessary and includes the practicum component of conducting live sessions.
Tools/Accessories included with this Training Program are the Angel of Water CM-1 brochures and practitioner hand-out(s) and the Training Recap Video.
Training consists of:
1) User’s Guide Highlights
Presentation of the material contained in the comprehensive User’s Guide (textbook for the training course) as well as an overview of all safety information presented in the introductory material and appendices of the User’s Guide.
2) Observation of Sanitation/Maintenance Protocols
Presentation of protocols for disinfection and maintenance of the Angel of Water CM-1 device.
a) Conducting Live Sessions on Patients
b) Discussion of Session Parameters for the Angel of Water CM-1
Passage of which entitles the licensed healthcare practitioner to become a certified operator of the Angel of Water CM-1 device.
The following is an outline of the live-instructor taught practicum portion of the training curriculum:
1) The Field of Colon Hydrotherapy (2 hours)
a) Role and responsibility of the healthcare practitioner under whose supervision sessions are conducted.
b) Present Legal Climate
- Present scope/status of colon hydrotherapy as a modality in state/country of use.
c) Developing a “Scope of Practice”
- Developing a language for communication
- What is your intent?
- Above all else do no harm
- Classes and types of colon hydrotherapy equipment on the market
d) Marketing Opportunities and Responsibilities
- Becoming an Educator
2) System Features (3 hours)
a) Naming and Describing Features of the System
b) Components of the Sanitation Kit and their Use
c) Maintenance Protocols
- Logging maintenance on major system components
d) Valve Sequences
- Partial Flow – # 6 partially closed
- Regular operation mode, Sequence A – #s 3, 4, 5, 7 closed, 6, 8 open
- Regular operation mode, Sequence B – #s 3, 4, 5, 8 closed, 6, 7 open
- Disinfection maintenance mode – #s 3, 4, 5, 8 open, 6, 7 closed
3) Conducting a Successful Colon Hydrotherapy Session (10 hours)
This portion of the school is hands on. It requires the trainee to participate in actual sessions in a clinical setting from beginning to end.
a) Pre-session Disinfection of Equipment – disinfectants and procedures
b) Session – from beginning to end
Conduct Actual Session
a) Greeting/Qualifying Evaluation
- Who comes in for the service?
- Menstruation not a contraindication
b) Presentation of the System
- Explain path of water, carbon and UV filters, tank volume
- Temperature range, less than 1 psi pressure, on-off flow control
- Show lubricant and sterile nozzle
c) Instructions before Session Begins
- Emphasize ease, modesty, safety
- Ways of making patient feel at ease
d) Session Begins
- Handling the unexpected
- Monitoring throughout for safety
e) Patient Cleanup Instructions
- Sliding off nozzle immediately after water stops
- Have patient drain effectively and void completely
- Patient rinses with personal sprayer
- Patient towels dry
- Waste paper in wastebasket only
- Meet outside of room
f) Recap for “Best Results”
- Follow-up lifestyle habits
- Business/Next Appointment/Cancellation Policy
g) Express Love/Compassion
- Finish with a warm send-off of love and appreciation
h) Post-session Disinfection of Equipment – disinfectants and procedures
4) MEDWATCH Forms (1 hour)
a) What is an Adverse Event? What is a Serious Adverse Event?
b) Amount of Time to Report an Event to Manufacturer in the U.S.
c) Country Specific Reporting Procedures for AEs