Reprocessing Workshop: Registration for Health Units

Cleaned, Wrapped and Loaded: A Review of Equipment Reprocessing

Proper equipment and device reprocessing is important in providing quality care to patients and in helping minimize the risk of infection.

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is offering a free workshop for public health unit staff to review best practices for proper medical/dental equipment reprocessing.

health care working inserting instruments into an autoclave

What you’ll learn

  • Important resources
  • Proper inventory of equipment and Manufacturer’s Instructions for Use (MIFUs)
  • Single use vs. reusable equipment
  • Recommended setup of your reprocessing area
  • Reprocessing steps
  • How to properly store your equipment
  • Overview of infection control complaint investigations

Workshop date and time

Tuesday October 29, 2019
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
160 Chancellors Way
Guelph, N1G 0E1

Free parking

Who can attend

This session is open to public health unit staff in order to showcase our reprocessing workshop being offered to regulated health professionals in our community.

In order to offer this learning opportunity to as many people as possible we are limiting registration to 2 people per health unit.

Register early to secure your spot.

This workshop does not provide certification in reprocessing of medical/dental equipment. Please consult with your regulatory college.

Contact

For more information, email Amy Marshall (amy.marshall@wdgpublichealth.ca).