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
“Partnering for Success:
Raising the Bar in MDR”
Keynote Speaker: Michael “Pinball” Clemons
September 13 – 15, 2015
International Plaza Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
My VOICE SURVEY
New! October 2014 Survey Results Now Online
Thanks to all who completed the survey. The results are in and can be viewed at this page!
CSAO MEMBER COMMUNITY
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.
Our present Constitution allows members to vote on constitutional changes or election of new executive members, in opposite years. This year 2014-2015 members will vote on proposed constitutional changes. More information can be found on the constitution page under the about CSAO heading.
The 2014-2015 education year is now closed. The new dates and locations for the 2015-2016 education year will be posted June 1, 2015.
Join the CSAO today the new 2014-2015 registration form is now available with the option for online registration or a print out and mail version.
All information regarding chapter meetings are located on this page.
The Health Canada Scientific Advisory Panel tables for difficult to clean instruments can be found on the CSA and links page.
Get more details on the Jobs page.