The following resources are provided for guidance during the pandemic.
In response to the pandemic, the Ministry of Health has published the following:
Student practice in BC is guided by 22 Practice Education Guidelines (PEG)s. These PEGs support thesafety of patients, staff, students and faculty. All the existing PEGs continue to be applicable, in addition to the requirements for COVID-19.
Review the remainder of the pre-placement preparations:
PSIs: PSIs considering cancelling a program cohort or practice education placement should work with Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Training (AEST) and their HCO partners to explore alternatives before a final decision is made. To ensure that the decision is informed by an appropriate assessment of risk, consultation with the local MHO is highly recommended (Appendix 4: PSI Health Program Delay Process).