|Sterile Processing Certificate||OFFERED ONLINE|
Loyalist College Certificate
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Acquire the knowledge and skills related to the sterilization, preparation and storage of equipment, instruments and sterile supplies for career opportunities in hospitals and health care settings. The program includes eight online courses that provide theoretical knowledge in the safe handling of instrumentation, infection control and aseptic techniques.
Note: Some hospitals may also require reprocessing staff to have the MDRO Certification and/or CSA membership. Learn more at https://mdrao.ca and https://csagroup.org.
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|MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS|
The minimum requirements for admission to any post-secondary program is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.
|Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.|
|NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.|
This program is not currently eligible to receive OSAP funding.
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|Courses must be taken in the following sequence:|
|HLTH 8007||Medical Terminology|
|HLTH 8054||Working & Communicating in a Medical Setting|
|HLTH 8174||Microbiology & Infection Control for Sterile Processing|
|HLTH 8172||Identification, Care and Handling of Instrumentation|
|HLTH 8173||Decontamination Principles, Procedures and Practices|
|HLTH 8171||Assembly, Wrapping and Packaging of Instrumentation, Supplies and Patient Care Equipment|
|HLTH 8170||Disinfection and Sterilization Concepts and Techniques|
|HLTH 8175||Sterile Storage, Inventory Control and Management of Resources|
| HLTH 8539|| Sterile Processing – Applied |
|Please note: |
|•||Courses must be taken in the sequence noted above|
|•||Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher to pass each course|
|•||Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate|
|•||Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements|
|•||Courses may not be available every semester while others may have regular monthly intakes|
|For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2318, email@example.com|