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Reusable & single-use medical devices standards : standards for the reprocessing of reusable medical devices and for the use of single-use medical devices in all health care facilities and settings

Description

Establishes minimum requirements for the use of single-use medical devices and the cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of reusable medical devices between client use. Compliance with these standards is mandatory for Alberta Health Services (AHS) and their contracted service providers. Alberta Health recommends the standards be applied in any setting where health services are provided and where a single-use or reusable medical device may be used or reprocessed, including privately operated community-based health care settings, home-based businesses, and private clinics.

Updated

September 1, 2019

Tags
IPC MDR SUMD disinfection health care facilities health care standards infection control infection prevention medical devices sterilization

Title and publication information

Type
Standard
Alternative Title

Reusable and single-use medical devices standards : standards for the reprocessing of reusable medical devices and for the use of single-use medical devices in all health care facilities and settings

Extent

55 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2019-09-01

Date Added

2019-10-24T19:17:48.073550

Date Modified

2019-09-01

Date Issued

2019-09-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9781460145470

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Health Protection Branch.

Contact Other

Phone: 780-427-4518 (Health Protection Line)