PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS MEDDP-CT Medical Device Reprocessing Technician

CO-OP/Practicum Information

The MDR-Practicum provides you with the opportunity to apply, in the practice setting, the knowledge and skills you learned in the theory courses. You are eligible for practicum after successfully completing all theory courses and the practicum requirements.

The MDR-Practicum is a minimum of six weeks (full-time) in length. 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. 

To be eligible for MDR - Practicum, you must submit the following a minimum of four (4) weeks prior to clinical practicum:

1. Immunizations and Testing

  • Review the Healthcare Program Immunizations Information
  • If you have questions about this requirement contact Health Sciences

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. Proof of attendance at a PHIA information session  

4. Copy of your RRC Photo Identification 

5. Copy of a Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider (formerly BLS for Health Care Providers) - Level C (must be current within one (1) year prior to you attending the practicum). The course must comply with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada guidelines.

6. Proof of N95 mask fitting. You are responsible for arranging an N95 mask fitting with a reputable Health And Safety organization. You will be responsible for any associated fees.

If you have any questions or concerns about practicum/program progression 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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