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Year 2/Advanced Standing Schedules

COVID-19 impact on practicum courses

Key Dates 2020-2021

Total minimum days in Practicum: 48.2  (337.5 hours)

Standard Schedule

  • Wednesday September 16, 2020 start
  • 7-hour days, Wednesday to Friday
Fall term
Rolling Start date Wednesday September 16 (or earlier/later)
Orientation Checklist due Day 2
Learning Contract due Practicum hour 67 mark
Midterm evaluation due Practicum hour 169 mark
Last day of Fall classes Friday December 4
University closed (no practicum attendance permitted) Wednesday December 23 – Sunday January 3
Winter term
University open; first day of classes; practicum hours may resume Monday January 4
Family Day (no practicum) Monday February 15
Reading Week (practicum attendance optional) Tuesday February 16 – Friday February 19
Final evaluation due Practicum hour 337.5 (minimum)
Last day of classes Thursday April 1
Last day to submit final evaluation Thursday April 1

Field Instructor Professional Development 2020-2021

Date Event Registration
Friday September 11, 2020
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Professional Development: Preparing for your Student and Orientation to Field Education  Via Zoom
email for link
Friday October 2, 2020
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Professional Development: Reviewing Beginnings and Learning Contracts Via Zoom
email for link
Date TBA
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Professional Development:
Power and Authority for Field Instructors and Students
Via Zoom
Date TBA
9:00 am – 10:45 am
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Professional Development:  Evaluation in the Field and Accessibility Supports for Field Instructors (Reshma Dhrodia) Via Zoom.
Date TBA
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Professional Development: Challenges, conflict and coffee:  a conversation  Via Zoom

Student Meetings and Workshops

Date Event Registration
Tuesday September 15, 2020   12:00pm  (Online)
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #1
Tuesday September 29, 2020  12:00pm   (Online)
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #2
Tuesday October 6, 2020 12:00pm  (Online) Student Forum on Practicum Registration not required.
Date TBD Professional Development:
Power and Authority
For field instructors and students
Registration (required)
 Tuesday October 27, 2020  12:00pm   (Online)
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #3
 TBA IPE Workshop for Students in Health Sciences Information available through the Centre for Interprofessional Education (CIPE)
 Tuesday January 19, 2021  12:00pm   (Online)
Faculty-Field Liaison/Student Meeting #4
12:00 to 1:15 pm
Location: FIFSW room 720
Panel Discussion:  Me?? A Field Instructor????
Registration (required)