The first line of defense against equipment contamination and infection begins with you.
Start on your path to a rewarding career as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician and become a trusted member of medical teams across Nova Scotia. As a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician, you’re responsible for the decontamination, sterilization, assembly, inspection and storage of critical patient care equipment and instruments used in hospitals and operating rooms. Gain a thorough understanding of medical and surgical equipment maintenance, a keen comprehension of microbiology, infection and decontamination procedures, and the proper packaging and sterilization of prepared equipment in ten months.
At the end of your program, you will have the training and experience to enter the field as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician (MDRT) with confidence. Upon completion, graduates will have the option to pursue a career in the health services field as a Medical Device Reprocessing Technician, providing vital assistance to surgical and healthcare teams ensuring sanitation protocols and procedures are followed.
At Maritime Business College, we believe that learning doesn’t stop at the classroom. In addition to guest lectures, class projects, group work, presentations, and evaluation, the Medical Device Reprocessing Technician program includes 480 hours of preceptorship training in a real-world environment, allowing you to put your knowledge to the test under the guidance of industry professionals. This program will also help prepare you for the Canadian Medical Device Reprocessing Technician exam for national certification should you choose to pursue it.
Maritime Business College offers a modular learning system, allowing you to focus on each module individually before bringing everything together for your on-the-job training. Here are just a few examples of the courses you’ll cover:
*Pending Approval by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education
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