CSAO is a provincial non-profit Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) Association and Member Organization of the World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply. Our Objectives include promoting Membership, providing Educational Opportunities as well as Professional Development and Advocacy.
What CSAO offers:
• MDR Certification through Classroom and Distance Education
• MDR Recertification
• Annual Conference (3 Days)
• MDR Textbook and Workbook (Based on Canadian Standards)
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2012 – 2013 PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE
President: Cindy Cole, Riverside Health Care Facilities
Vice President: Nancy Aelick, Health Sciences North
Past President: Lorna Coutoulas, Southlake Regional Health Centre
DELTA Chapter Representative: Denise Bosnjak, Hamilton Health Sciences
ETA Chapter Representative: Louis Konstant, Sick Children Hospital
GAMMA Chapter Representative: Darlene Keast, Ross Memorial Hospital
LAMBDA Chapter Representative: Luanne Sutherland, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center
SIGMA Chapter Representative: Alan Scott, London Health Sciences Centre
THETA Chapter Representative: Jeffrey Phelps, North Bay Regional Health Centre
Vendor Representative: Chris Collins, 3M Canada
The 2013 conference will be held September 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. The agenda, delegates registration form, and exhibitor’s registration form can be found on the conference page.
All courses locations for the 2012-2013 education year are closed. The new dates and locations are posted on the education page with registration beginning June 1, 2013.
The SIGMA Chapter is seeking a second Course Coordinator. For more information click on education reminders or go to the SIGMA Chapter site.
The GAMMA Chapter is seeking a second Course Coordinator. For more information click on education reminders or go to the GAMMA Chapter site.
The Medical Device Manual and Workbook order form is located here.
All information regarding chapter meetings are located on this page.
The 2012-2013 membership form can be located on the chapter site.
The Health Canada Scientific Advisory Panel tables for difficult to clean instruments can be found on the CSA and links page.
CSA Z314.8 (Decontamination of reusable medical devices) has now been posted for Public Review. It can be viewed it at: http://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/632
New! JOB POSTINGS
Visit our new Jobs page for the latest industry job postings.
Current opening at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, visit the Jobs page to learn more.