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CSAO is a provincial non-profit Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) Association and Member Organization of the World Forum for Hospital Sterile Supply.  Our Objectives include promoting Membership, providing Educational Opportunities as well as Professional Development and Advocacy.

What CSAO Offers

•     MDR Certification through Classroom and Distance Education

•     MDR Recertification

•     Annual  Conference (3 Days)

•     MDR Textbook and Workbook   (Based on Canadian Standards)

 

What’s New on the CSAO Website

2014 – 2016 PROVINCIAL EXECUTIVE

President: Denise Bosnjak, Hamilton Health Sciences

Vice President: Louis Konstant, Hospital for Sick Children

Past President: Cindy Cole, Riverside Health Care Facilities

DELTA Chapter Representative: Anna Kustra, Hamilton Health Sciences

ETA Chapter Representative: Rohan Jagasar, The Scarborough Hospital

GAMMA Chapter Representative: Darlene Keast, Ross Memorial Hospital

LAMBDA Chapter Representative: Chris Sherlock, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center

SIGMA Chapter Representative: Dianne King, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

THETA Chapter Representative: Tammy Bennardo, Sault Area Hospital

Vendor Representative: Andy Straisfeld, Kimberly Clark

 

2015 CSAO CONFERENCE 

“Partnering for Success:

Raising the Bar in MDR”

2015 Conference Agenda

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Keynote Speaker:  Michael “Pinball” Clemons

September 13 – 15, 2015
International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario

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My VOICE SURVEY 

October 2014 Survey Results Now Online

My Voice Survey Results

Thanks to all who completed the survey. The results are in and can be viewed at this page!

 

CSAO MEMBER COMMUNITY

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Our new Member Discussion Forum is now up and running. Please feel free to personalize your profile by adding a photo and personal interests. Also tell us about yourself, which hospital you have worked in the past? Why you joined the CSAO?  Why you are passionate about MDR? If you are attending our conference and anything else that is on your mind.

We invite you to participate in the General Discussion forum and your individual Chapter Groups. We have posted a few topics of discussion on our General Discussion forum and welcome you to participate and share your thoughts.

CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES

More information can be found on the constitution page under the about CSAO heading.

EDUCATION

NEW! Registration Now Open . The C.S.A.O. 2015 – 2016 Refresher Course (Formally the Recertification Course) is officially open. Register and pay Online or fill out our Mail/Fax registration form.

NEW! Registration Now Open . The C.S.A.O. 2015 – 2016 Distant Education
(OUT OF PROVINCE) is officially open. Register and pay Online or fill out our Mail/Fax registration form.

NEW! Registration Now Open . The new dates and locations for the  C.S.A.O. MDR TECHNIQUES CLASSROOM COURSES SEPTEMBER 2015 TO MAY 2016. Register and pay Online or fill out our Mail/Fax registration form.

MEMBERSHIP 

NEW! Registration Now Open for 2015-2016 CSAO Membership.  Join Canada’s largest community of Medical Device Reprocessing professionals. Register and Pay Online or mail/fax in our paper based application form.

CHAPTER UPDATES

All information regarding chapter meetings are located on this page.

CSA UPDATES

The Health Canada Scientific Advisory Panel tables for difficult to clean instruments can be found on the CSA and links page.

JOB POSTINGS

Get more details on the  Jobs page.