Reprocessing of Medical Equipment

Standard of Practice

Under Review: No View Consultation 022 outcomes for more information
Issued by Council: Jan. 1, 2010

  1. 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 CPSA.
  2. A regulated member must implement or follow all directions given by the Infection Prevention and Control Committee of CPSA.

About the Standards of Practice

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.


For questions or archived standards, policies and guidelines contact our Standards of Practice Advisor.

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