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Medical Device Reprocessing

Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic
Play a vital role in health care with a Medical Device Reprocessing certificate. Built around the concepts required to shine in this detail-driven field, our Medical Device Reprocessing program prepares you to write either the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management exam or the Canadian Standards Association exam to become a Certified Registered Central Service Technician. In approximately 26 weeks, you'll learn the science behind and the techniques required for the precise skills of hospital instrument sterilization. During a work-integrated learning opportunity, you'll hone your skills and understanding of what it takes to play an essential role in health care as a medical device reprocessing technician.

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Red Deer Polytechnic
100 College Boulevard
Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 5H5, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

High School Diploma with ELA 30-2, ELA 30-1 or equivalent such as RDP ENGL 090 or 095; or

19 years of age or older with ELA 30-2 or equivalent such as RDP ENGL 090, or completion of a post-secondary English course, or a placement assessment; or

completion of at least 3 post-secondary credit courses within the past 5 years.

Note: Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English Language proficiency.

In Program Requirements: Students must complete a 400 hour work-integrated learning experience.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $2,642.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,138.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $420.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid 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.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated December 08, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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