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 Polytech 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.

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

1. Immunization 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 further information, see: Police Information Check.

3. Proof of attendance at a Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) information session

4. A copy of your RRC Polytech photo identification

5. 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.

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

7. Proof of N95 mask fitting. Fittings will be arranged by the College. You will be responsible for any associated fees

If you have any questions or concerns about practicum/entrance requirements please contact the Clinical Instructor at 204-632-2112.
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