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Medical Device Reprocessing Technician
Southern Alberta Institute of Technologywww.sait.ca
The Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program provides entry-level training for the critical role of cleaning, packaging, sterilizing, storing, and handling of sterile supplies and instruments,with a focus on infectionprevention and control and aseptic techniques. It includes a practicum, arranged by SAIT, at an accredited clinical facility. This type of employment requires flexibility (shift work), manual dexterity and good health. The Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program is 21 weeks in length and includes classroom instruction with integrated practical learning experiences. This is followed by 400 hours of practicum, of which eight weeks take place at a clinical site. Theory will be integrated throughout the practicum to increase knowledge, skills and employability.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
- English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2
- English Proficiency!span>
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $5,863.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,590.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees N/A Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated May 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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