Certified Endoscope Reprocessing Trainer Course for Surgical Endoscopes (Surgical CERT)

Target Audience

This course is designed for key personnel such as nurses, managers, educators, risk managers and infection control practitioners.


2 days, 8:00am – 8:30am Registration/Breakfast
8:30am – 5:00pm course

Course Overview

Olympus University is pleased to present an innovative training program on Surgical Endoscope Reprocessing. The Surgical Endoscope Reprocessing Trainer program is designed to provide Olympus surgical endoscope customers with the tools and information necessary to establish training protocols and quality assurance programs for endoscope reprocessing within their hospital or region. It also provides detailed training on endoscope handling, care and maintenance and reprocessing of flexible, semi-rigid and rigid surgical endoscopes. This program is conducted in our training facility in Richmond Hill. Attendees are eligible for continuous learning hours if this course relates to your specialty.

The complexity of reprocessing endoscopes demands a standardized approach that is consistent, procedure after procedure. This 2-day program provides a theory and a practical component. It provides detailed information on Endoscope construction and nomenclature, Microbiology and Infection Control, Quality Control measures, reprocessing recommendations, competency checklists and hands-on training on endoscope reprocessing.

This course is also recognized by Canadian Standards Association as a training course that will satisfy the training rep-requisite for the CMDRT program.

Learning Objective

Identify the steps required to implement a continuing education/quality assurance program for your facility or region.

  • Provide the tools necessary to validate competency of all individuals responsible for the reprocessing of surgical endoscopes and accessories.
  • Discuss endoscope terminology and nomenclature, common surgical procedures and related anatomy.
  • Review Olympus reprocessing recommendations and techniques for surgical scopes.
  • Identify correct and incorrect reprocessing techniques.
  • Provide precise training on manual reprocessing of Olympus surgical endoscopes.


This course can be claimed for 15 continuing education/continuing learning hours.

Registration Information

$500.00 (Plus HST)

Note: Price includes continental breakfasts, lunches, coffee breaks and course material.

Suggested hotel and further details will be communicated once your registration is approved.

For more information or to register, please contact:
Vanessa Wyganowski
Coordinator, Professional Education
(289) 269-0160

Cancellation Policy

A penalty may apply for late cancellation.


This course is not scheduled at this time.