Medical Device Reprocessing Practicum


Twelve weeks practical experience in the field of medical devices reprocessing: respect for the limits of the field of competence of a technician; participation in the preparation and monitoring of the practicum; use of software and other technological tools related to practise in this field; compliance with the policies and procedures of the internship environment; demonstration of professionalism and a sense of ethics in their work.


  • Meet the specific requirements of the practicum
    • Participate actively in the practicum preparation and follow-up 
    • Comply with the policies and rules of their host institution
    • Demonstrate safe practices in compliance with the requirements of their practicum setting
  • Apply the skills and knowledge acquired during training
    • Clearly demonstrate the congruence between the hands-on work they do in the practicum setting and their prior learning
    • Use appropriate measures to achieve the target objectives
    • Assume responsibility for one's decisions and actions
    • Comply with the protocols in place regarding infection prevention and control
  • Demonstrate professional, personal and interpersonal qualities
    • Conform to the determined work schedule
    • Demonstrate attendance and punctuality
    • Manage time and work properly in order to attain practicum objectives
    • Maintain amicable relations with the various stakeholders involved in the practicum
    • Demonstrate behaviour that meets personal and professional ethical standards
    • Suggest well-thought-out, creative solutions to problems encountered
    • Use effective communication skills
    • Demonstrate effective time management skills and a good sense of task prioritization
    • Demonstrate honesty at all times
    • Project a positive attitude
    • Demonstrate initiative and autonomy
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate the workforce
    • Establish contact with the host institution independently and professionally
    • Assume the responsibilities inherent in working in the practicum setting
    • Demonstrate motivation and involvement in the exercise of one's work
  • Show open-mindedness when faced with new learning experiences
    • Refer to various resources that will support all learning endeavours
    • Clearly present their perception of their strengths and weaknesses to their supervisor during discussions
    • Adjust knowledge and attitudes according to the constructive criticism received

Aperçu du contenu

  • Objectives of the practicum
  • Preparation and follow-up of the practicum
  • Policies and regulations of the practicum
  • Safe and healthy behaviour in a training environment
  • Updating knowledge and techniques learned
  • Professional relationships with co-workers, teachers and supervisors
  • Effective time management and prioritization of tasks
  • Compliance to work schedule: attendance and punctuality
  • Autonomy and initiative
  • Self-evaluation of strengths and weaknesses
  • Adjusting knowledge and skills according to constructive criticism