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The PPTRRC, in collaboration with the UBC clinical education coordinators, has created a document designed to assist therapists supervising students on practicum. This resource outlines some of the benefits of supervising a student, provides sample student learning objectives, suggests strategies on how to deal with ‘down time,’ and offers other useful information for the therapy student practicum supervisor. Access this resource via the following link: Clinical Educator Support Document

Interested in providing a practicum opportunity for a UBC student? Roughly 30% of graduates take jobs with agencies where they completed practica! UBC is always looking for new agencies/opportunities for their students interested in paediatrics. So, to find out more about taking a student, contact the clinical coordinator for the type of therapist you are interested in:

UBC School of Audiology and Speech Sciences

Lisa Avery: averyl@interchange.ubc.ca

Sandy Taylor: taylor@audiospeech.ubc.ca

UBC Department of Physical Therapy

Sue Murphy: sue.murphy@ubc.ca

UBC Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Donna Drynan: donna.drynan@ubc.ca

E-Tips for Practice Education (www.practiceeducation.ca)

Are you considering educating a student or new hire at work? Are you wondering how to improve your practice education skills but not sure how to find the time to do it? Announcing E-Tips for Practice Education, an engaging and innovative web-based preceptor course for busy healthcare professionals.

E-Tips is a series of eight stand-alone, interactive educational modules:

  1. Setting the Stage for Clinical Teaching
  2. The Role Learning Plays in the Practice Education Experience
  3. Enhancing Your Teaching Skills
  4. Fostering Clinical Reasoning
  5. Giving Feedback
  6. The Evaluation Process in Practice Education
  7. Supporting the Student in Difficulty
  8. Strategies for Resolving Conflicts

E-Tips was developed by an inter-professional team of healthcare educators based on feedback from over 400 healthcare practitioners Each module takes between 10-25 minutes to complete. The course is free and users can access any or all modules at any time.

Here's what some of your colleagues have said about E-Tips for Practice Education:

To access E-Tips for Practice Education go to www.practiceeducation.ca

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