Storage & Transportation

< Back to CAMDR 2021 1) Review Packaging Labels 2) Review Design of Sterile Storage Shelving 3) Review Sterile Storage Design 4) Review On site Distribution and Off Site Transportation Speaker: Garry Bassi 

Reprocessing Of Devices In Community Settings: Steps In Reprocessing

< Back to CAMDR 2021 This session has been designed as an overview of device reprocessing for community-based healthcare providers. Collaboration between disciplines such as dental practice and nursing foot care has demonstrated commonality in device reprocessing. Using the CSA Z314.18 document as a practice foundation, and with a focus on the use of table-top steam sterilizers, the presenters will discuss steps in device reprocessing as it applies to a broad spectrum of community-based healthcare providers. A spotlight on specific instrumentation will be provided to raise awareness to an informed community knowing that audience members are also patients in other settings. Speaker: Nita Mazurat

Reprocessing of Devices in Community Settings – Infection Prevention & Control, & Design

< Back to CAMDR 2021 Objectives 1. Review National Guidelines for reprocessing in community healthcare settings 2.Discuss Infection Prevention and Control values during reprocessing 3. Review IPAC Position Statements available on Reprocessing of Semi-Critical and Critical Devices 4. Discuss reprocessing room designs in community settings Speaker: Merlee Steele-Rodway

Reprocessing of Devices in Community Settings – Quality Management

< Back to CAMDR 2021 The main function of a quality management system is to establish consistency and control of the required processes and documentation to meet client/patient and regulatory requirements. A quality management system gives assurance that the department's policies, standard operating procedures, and processes are in compliance with Canadian standards and that its products and services will provide the highest possible degree of safety and quality to the patients and staff. Objective: To provide a review of the key components of a quality management system and the required processes and documentation required to be in compliance with CSA standards and regulatory requirements. Speaker: Gale Schultz

Sterilization: Drilling Down To Basics

< Back to CAMDR 2021 Refresh your knowledge of sterilization. This presentation will review a number of the basic concepts of sterilization that are required knowledge for CSA certification as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician. The basics will include: --Medical Device Validation --Types of steam sterilizers --Loading and operating a sterilizer --Elements of a Quality Assurance program for sterilization Speaker: Barbara Bolding

COVID 19 – Hot Topics

< Back to CAMDR 2021 Stay Tuned for more details! Speaker: Merlee Steele-Rodway

MDR – Inspection, Prep & Pack; Are the Basics Enough?

< Back to CAMDR 2021 Objectives: 1.Discuss the importance of Device inspection to patient care 2.Review Preparation and Packaging of Medical Devices critical details Speaker: Merlee Steele-Rodway

Certification Exam Success: Tips And Tools To Improve Your Score

< Back to CAMDR 2021 This presentation will introduce you to a number of tools and tips that will help you to improve your score as you prepare to write the CSA MDRT certification exam. They include: * 4 resources from the Canadian Standards Association * Specific techniques and tips for writing multiple choice exams that you can use when you write the CSA exam. Speaker: Barbara Bolding

The Science of Reprocessing – Point of Use Cleaning / Care of Medical Devices a Team Approach

< Back to CAMDR 2021 This program deals with understanding the importance of point of using care and cleaning of medical devices. Point of use care / cleaning involves many professionals and they each have different roles in this process, their roles will be reviewed. Objectives • Discuss the importance and impact of point of use Care / Cleaning on medical devices • Review the various professional’s role in point of use care and cleaning of medical devices - Nurses - Medical device reprocessors - Surgical technicians • Identify current accreditation standards and professional groups point of view that pertain to point of us care / cleaning Speaker: Stephen Kovach

Revitalize Your Work & Life

< Back to CAMDR 2021 Revitalize Your Work & Life Are you trying to be all things to all people? Are you who you want to be during this unprecedented time? Are competing priorities and the lack of time, energy and motivation stopping you from being the best version of yourself? Well, if overwhelm is creeping in it's time to top up your psychosocial wellness tool kit. Learn simple, purposeful, deliberate actions you can easily implement to help you revitalize yourself so that you can bring your best both personally and professionally. Get ready to see how the Kaizen principle can help you improve your quality of life - even in tough times! And… we may even have a little bit of fun! Speaker: Stephanie Staples