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)

What’s New on the CSAO Website


President: Denise Bosnjak, Hamilton Health Sciences

Vice President: Louis Konstant, Hospital for Sick Children

Past President: Cindy Cole, Riverside Health Care Facilities

DELTA Chapter Representative: Anna Kustra, Hamilton Health Sciences

ETA Chapter Representative: Rohan Jagasar, The Scarborough Hospital

GAMMA Chapter Representative: Darlene Keast, Ross Memorial Hospital

LAMBDA Chapter Representative: Chris Sherlock, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center

SIGMA Chapter Representative: Dianne King, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

THETA Chapter Representative: Tammy Bennardo, Sault Area Hospital



Our new Member Discussion Forum is now up and running. Please feel free to personalize your profile by adding a photo and personal interests. Also tell us about yourself, which hospital you have worked in the past? Why you joined the CSAO?  Why you are passionate about MDR? If you are attending our conference and anything else that is on your mind.

We invite you to participate in the General Discussion forum and your individual Chapter Groups. We have posted a few topics of discussion on our General Discussion forum and welcome you to participate and share your thoughts.


CSAO Conference registration now open 

Registration for the 2014 CSAO Conference -”TAKING IT TO THE TOP, People, Processes and Peak Performance” is available for both Delegates and Exhibitors.

This years event will  be held Sept 7,8 and 9, 2014 at the International Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre in Toronto, ON.  More information about the conference can be found on the Conferences page.

New! Our updated Agenda is now online.

Conference photo

Photos of last years conference can also be viewed on the 2013 Conference page.


 CSAO Classroom course registration now open 

The Central Service Association of Ontario Medical Device Reprocessing Techniques  Classroom Courses (Sept.2014 – May 2015) are now open for registration. The registration form is now available with the option for online registration or a print out and mail version. More information about the courses can be found  on the Courses page.


 2014 - 2015 Membership Registration form now online

Join the CSAO today the new 2014-2015 registration form is now available with the option for online registration or a print out and mail version.


The new dates, locations and registration forms are now posted on our educational courses page for the 2014-2015 education year.

The Medical Device Manual and Workbook order form is located here.


All information regarding chapter meetings are located on this page.


The Health Canada Scientific Advisory Panel tables for difficult to clean instruments can be found on the CSA and links page.


New!  Part Time Central Processing Technician – Central Processing Department

Casual Part-time position available at West Haldimand General Hospital.

Get more details on the  Jobs page.