Reprocessing of Medical Equipment
Under Review: No
Issued by Council: January 1, 2010
- A regulated member who uses reprocessed medical equipment in a non-hospital setting must ensure that procedures for the cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing of that equipment comply with the manufacturer’s recommendations and quality standards acceptable to the College.
- A regulated member must implement or follow all directions given by the Infection Prevention and Control Committee of the College.
- Is your private clinic following legislation around vaccine storage and handling, patient assessment and reporting of immunizations and adverse events? The Immunization Regulation applies to both provincially funded and privately purchased vaccines. Review the Alberta Health resources to make sure your clinic meets expectations. (10/31/2019)
- New FAQs surrounding IPAC General Standards (standards in effect as of June 15, 2016) (7/7/2016)
- Read the fine print. It’s no small matter with product labels. (7/3/2014)
- Why is the public calling the College? (4/2/2014)
Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Program Resources
The CPSA Standards of Practice are the minimum standards of professional behaviour and ethical conduct expected of all physicians registered in Alberta. Standards of practice are enforceable under the Health Professions Act and will be referenced in the management of complaints and in discipline hearings. About the CPSA Standards of Practice