MEDDF-CT Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
MEDL-1040MDR-Medical Terminology
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Explore the technical language of medical science, including work components, definitions, spelling and pronunciation using a systems approach. Basic anatomy and physiology are also covered.

MEDL-1041MDR - Safety
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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to practice safely in the field of medical reprocessing. Students will learn about infection control, body mechanics and workplace safety.

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MEDL-1040 must be completed with a minimum grade of B+ (75%)in order to register for MEDL-1041.
MEDL-1042MDR-Microbiology & Infection Control
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This course will provide basic knowledge of microbiology and infection control within a healthcare environment.

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MEDL-1043MDR - Decontamination
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Acquire the knowledge and skills related to decontamination of medical devices including structural requirements of the decontamination area, processes and operation used for cleaning and disinfection equipment.

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MEDL-1044MDR-Instrumentation/Packaging
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This course will provide the knowledge and skills to properly prepare medical devices for safe us. Topics included are disassembly and reassembly and appropriate instrument packaging to achieve optimum sterilization and aseptic presentation.

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MEDL-1045MDR - Sterilization
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By learning the key principles and factors affecting sterilization, students will develop the ability to use, monitor, modify, and evaluate sterilization methods and equipment. Common types of sterilization and alternative sterilization processes will be explored.

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MEDL-1046MDR - Transportation & Storage
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Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary to control inventory distribution systems including the use of "pick lists", case cart system and transportation, stock rotation.

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MEDL-1047MDR - Professional Practice
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This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to be an effective member of the health care team. Communication and teamwork will be addressed. Students will be introduced to professional and facility practices and procedures.

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PRAC-1051MDR - Practicum
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This course provides students with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the theory component of the program in a hospital environment.

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WRKS-1330BLS Provider
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The BLS Provider Course is designed to prepare healthcare professionals to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and to provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner as per the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This course includes adult, child and infant rescue skills in both out of hospital and in-hospital settings.

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