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Medical Device Reprocessing Education

Saskatchewan Polytechnic School of Nursing, Continuing Education has developed four home study (print based, tutor supported) courses on Medical Device Reprocessing.

Grade 12 and English Language Proficiency are pre-requisites for the courses.

A practicum component will be available after the completion of the four courses. Practicum dates are dependent on availability of practicum sites.


You will discuss the inspection, sorting, assembling, packaging and storing instruments. Aspects of preparing equipment to be sterilized will be covered. You will study the various classifications of surgical instruments including specialty and by service categories. Policies and procedures related to these areas will also be identified.

Prerequisites: Medical Device Reprocessing - Decontamination: Cleaning and Disinfection (MED 1602)


This course currently has no offerings.

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