Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Part Time, Graduate Certificate | Part time online | Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) | Canada
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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Part Time

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About

The Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Part Time certificate program from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is a self-paced, online offering where you complete one course at a time as the course curriculum builds on the previous course. Courses are open all year round.

Overview

Develop skills to safely clean, package, sterilize, store and handle sterile supplies and instruments in preparation for a career as a medical device reprocessing technician or sterile processor in hospitals, doctors’ offices, dental clinics and other health care facilities where surgeries are performed.

Career opportunities

Medical Device Reprocessing Technician - Part Time Graduates from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) can pursue job opportunities in medical device reprocessing departments, operating rooms, doctor’s offices, dental clinics, surgical centres and specialty areas of acute care, community care and extended care facilities. Potential positions include:

  • medical device reprocessing technician
  • sterile processing technician
  • service aide

Related careers include:

  • optometric assistant
  • recreational therapy aide
  • chiropractic aide

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Infection Control and Decontamination
  • Instrumentation
  • Packaging Materials and Techniques
  • Sterilization Methodology
  • Supply Distribution/Standards
  • Professional Practice

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are continually accepted. 

Credits

16 alternative credits

16.5

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2, AND, 
  • At least 50% in Science 20 or Biology 20 or Chemistry 20, or at least 60% in Science 24
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
  • SAIT accepts  high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider  Academic Upgrading.
  • SAIT evaluates international documents for admissions. After you've applied, consider our  international document assessment service if your education is from outside of Canada. 

Tuition Fee

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    8960 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 560 CAD per credit

per 1.5 credits

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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