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Title: Primary Health Care NP Program at York University


1
Primary Health Care NP Program at York University
  • Orientation
  • 2011

2
Agenda
  • 1330-1400 Introductions and Overview of the
    session
  • 1400-1430 Overview of the Provincial NP Program
  • 1430-1500 The NP Program at York
  • 1500-1515 Break
  • 1515-1545 Clinical Placements
  • 1545-1630 Technical Components (Don Newton)

3
COUPN (Council of Ontario University Programs in
Nursing)
  • Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner
    Program

4
Consortium Partners
  • Laurentian University
  • University of Ottawa
  • McMaster University
  • Lakehead University
  • Queens University
  • University of Western Ontario
  • University of Windsor
  • Ryerson University
  • York University
  • Offer francophone program

5
Provincial Consortium
PHCNP Program Board of Directors (COUPN Deans and
Directors)
Provincial Coordinator
NP Coordinators/University Contact Persons
York
Ryerson
Western
McMaster
Windsor
Queens
Ottawa
Lakehead
Laurentian
Francophone
6
Unique Features of the Program
  • Utilization of distributed learning modalities
  • Consortium model (the largest nursing consortium
    in Canada)
  • Incorporation of principles adult learning
    (including student input)
  • Curriculum encompasses aspects of problem-based
    learning

7
Who Does What?
  • PHCNP Program Support for Students
  • Services available from
  • Director of Graduate Programs
  • Site Coordinator
  • Program Assistant
  • Technical Support
  • Course Faculty
  • Clinical Directors
  • Clinical Preceptors
  • Central Registry Data Base

8
Director of Graduate Programs
  • Faculty of Nursing at York University
  • Liaison with the Provincial Consortium and the
    Curriculum Committee via Deans and Directors
    Group
  • Executive responsibility for the NP Program
    delivery at York University

9
University Site Coordinator/ Practicum Coordinator
  • Provides counsel and support to students re
    course plans, exams, appeals, and clinical
    placements
  • Coordinates student placements
  • Communicates with Nursing Placement Office re
    contracts for clinical placements issued by the
    university
  • Communicates with university departments,
    consortium and students re university policies
    and procedures (e.g. appeals)

10
Program Assistant
  • Provides support/counsel to students
  • Assists students with course plan
  • Communicates with university departments, and
    potential applicants
  • Books exams, exam reviews, classrooms

11
Technical Support
  • Assists with navigating on the NP Network (i.e.,
    accessing newsgroups)
  • Assists with technical/equipment issues
  • Manages the Central Region Data Base (CRDB)

12
Course Faculty
  • Provincial Course Professors are responsible for
    the curriculum and course content
  • Utilize input from students, course directors
    (tutors/instructors), Curriculum Committee and
    others
  • Set the course content and exams
  • Responsible for releasing student grades to
    individual universities and students

13
Course Directors
  • Employed by York University
  • Deliver the provincial curriculum and grade
    assignments and exams
  • Have input into course development and resources
  • Available for student support and counselling

14
Course Preceptors
  • Provided clinical supervision
  • Are not employed by the York University
  • Have access to the course materials and can
    provide input to Course Professors and Course
    Directors
  • Provide evaluation of student performance in the
    clinical setting
  • Do not determine grades or pass/fail

15
Accessing Courses
  • Core Courses at York Need Passport York Account
    to access Moodle
  • NP Courses through the Consortium all are
    available on the NP website
  • http//np-education.ca

16
Courses
  • Pathophysiology
  • Roles Responsibilities of the Nurse
    Practitioner
  • Advanced Health Assessment Diagnosis I II
    (AHAD)
  • Therapeutics In Primary Health Care I II
  • Integrative Practicum

17
Courses Details
  • Pathophysiology no clinical biweekly online
    chat
  • Roles and Responsibilities no clinical
    biweekly online chat
  • AHAD I 3 hrs seminar/wk, 78 hours clinical per
    semester
  • AHAD II 3 hrs seminar/wk, 78 hours clinical per
    semester

18
Courses Details (cond)
  • Therapeutics I 3 hrs seminar/wk, 78 hrs
    clinical per semester
  • Therapeutics II 3 hrs seminar/wk, 78 hrs
    clinical per semester
  • Integrative Practicum 455 clinical hours (35
    hrs/wk, 6 hrs seminar biweekly over 13 week
    period (May-Aug)
  • All courses use distance methods

19
Central Registry Data Base (CRDB)
  • The NP Central Registration is an on-line form
    completed by all students in the NP Consortium
  • Demographic data, Course Plan and NP Network
    Registration
  • CRDB is available on available on-line at
  • http//crdb.np-education.ca

20
CRDB
  • The information you provide in your NP Course
    Plan goes to the CRDB
  • The CRDB is not a registering system you must
    ensure you are registered for your courses
    through your home university Registrar system
  • The CRDB provides access to NP courses

21
Course Registration at York University
  • All students must register for courses at their
    home university
  • Site coordinator and program assistant can
    provide support with this registration process

22
PHCNP Program Academic Calendar
  • Available on the NP website and includes
  • exam dates and times
  • dates and times for Virtual classroom sessions
    for Pathophysiology and Roles and
    Responsibilities
  • University specific seminars are arranged at your
    university and will be available on the York
    Graduate Nursing Faculty Website
  • check the York Academic Calendar for other
    important dates

23
York University Academic Information
  • York University Faculty of Nursing Website
    includes
  • Dates and times for AHAD and Therapeutics
    seminars
  • Other important dates for graduate students at
    York University
  • See Academic Calendar for other course
    information

24
Clinical Placements
  • All placements are secured and maintained by the
    site coordinator at York University
  • Clinical Request Forms for AHAD, Therapeutics,
    and the Integrative Practicum are available on
    the NP Website
  • Placements take into consideration the learning
    needs of the student

25
Clinical Placements
  • Students own workplaces are not suitable for
    clinical placements
  • Clinical placement takes place predominantly in
    primary health care settings i.e. CHC, FHT, GP
    offices
  • Policies related to clinical placements can be
    found on the York University Faculty of Nursing
    Website

26
Clinical Placements
  • All consortium universities have assigned
    catchment areas for placements
  • As per your letter of offer you are expected to
    complete your placements within Yorks catchment
  • This may mean that you have to travel some
    distance generally lt60Km

27
Clinical Placements
  • In some instances placements can be secured
    outside the catchment but this will occur only
    once the university within that area has
    completed all of their placements and through
    collaboration with the other Placement
    Coordinator(s).

28
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29
Applicants with Disabilities
  • York University will arrange any accommodation to
    your disability in the practicum setting
  • Discuss your accommodation needs with the Site
    Coordinator/Practicum Coordinator as early as
    possible in the term
  • York University's Counselling Disability
    Services (CDS) provides a professional and
    supportive environment in which all York students
    have equitable access to a range of services that
    assist in facilitating their academic success.

30
Student Input
  • All students are encouraged to express any
    concerns or provide input.
  • Options for student input
  • Course and faculty evaluations (anonymous and
    available on-line)
  • Contact with faculty, site coordinator
  • Feedback to COUPN Curriculum Committee (CCC)

31
Get Ready
  • Complete the on line Central Registration (CRDB)
  • Register for your courses through York University
    Registrar system
  • Start surfing the NP Network
  • Post a message in the np.welcome forum
  • Review NP Consortium guidelines (available under
    NP Documents)

32
Get Ready
  • Begin all pre-course materials this will
    identify your learning needs before you start the
    NP courses
  • All exam dates are posted in the calendar. These
    dates are firm and cannot be changed (as per
    policy)
  • Familiarize yourself with forums and keep up with
    reading all postings

33
Get Computer Ready
  • All students must have basic computer and
    internet skills if not, a basic computer course
    is strongly recommended
  • Contact Don Newton, Technical Support, for
    equipment needs
  • (dnewt_at_np-education.ca)
  • Get ready and be prepared!
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