CO-OP/Practicum Information

The HUC-Clinical Practice provides you with the opportunity to apply, in the practice setting, the knowledge and skills learned in the theory courses. You are eligible for clinical practice after successfully completing all theory courses.

The HUC-Clinical Practice is a minimum of six weeks (full-time) in length. Clinical practice is arranged by the College. Unit assignments and individual shift schedules will be arranged according to the guidelines agreed upon by RRC and the health care facility. For your practicum placement, you must be available for various shifts, days/evenings/weekends. All practicums are arranged by the College and will take place in Winnipeg.

If you have taken the Safety in Health Care Settings course by Distance Delivery, you must take the one day HEAL-1019 Safety Skills Lab prior to attending the clinical practicum.

Registration deadline for the clinical practicum: three weeks prior to the start date of the practicum.

You must submit the following documents a minimum of four weeks prior to the start of the practicum:

1. Immunizations and Testing

2. Adult Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector (ACRVS), Adult Abuse Registry (AAR) and Provincial Child Abuse Registry (PCAR) checks conducted no more than six months prior to you attending the clinical practice. You must submit original documents. For more information, see Police Information Check 

3. A copy of Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider (formerly BLS for Health Care Providers) - Level C (must be current within one year prior to you attending the practicum). The course must comply with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada guidelines.
4. Proof of attendance at a PHIA information session

5. Copy of your RRC Photo Identification

6. Copy of completions in the Non-violent Crisis Intervention ® Training Program (program must be current within one year prior to attending practicum)

7. Proof of N95 mask fitting. You are responsible to arrange your mask fitting. You will be responsible for any associated fees.

If you have any questions or concerns about practicum/entrance requirements or document submission please contact the Program Facilitator @

Note: Placements cannot be guaranteed as spaces are limited and available on a fluctuating basis. There may be a waiting period for practicum registrations and placements.

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