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SPE roles and responsibilities

​The applicant, preceptor and employer have clear roles and responsibilities during both the proposal stage and, if approved, the completion of Supervised Practice Experience.

 SPE proposal

Applicant

Preceptor

Employer

  • Finds an employer willing to provide a preceptor
  • Develops a learning and evaluation plan in collaboration with preceptor
  • Submits proposal to Registration Committee
  • If approved, obtains provisional registration with CRNBC
  • Prepares for clinical experience by reviewing relevant theory policies and resources.
  • Reviews the SPE Agency, Applicant and Preceptor Agreement (Form 68) and signs
  • Completes Preceptor Statement of Background (Form 69)
  • Helps applicant develop the proposal (including the learning and evaluation plan) by providing information re: agency, client population, nursing roles and responsibilities, agency resources etc.
  • Reviews SPE information and agrees to the SPE.
  • Identifies appropriate preceptor(s).
  • Complete the SPE Agency, Applicant and Preceptor agreement (Form 68)

 

 Completion of SPE

Applicant

Preceptor

Employer

  • Participates in agency orientation
  • Implements learning and evaluation plan including maintaining a journal, record of hours, list of new learning needs identified.
  • Communicates learning needs, opportunities and any concerns through appropriate channels.
  • In collaboration with preceptor, completes evaluation and submits notification of completion of the SPE is submitted to unit manager.
  • Introduces applicant to the area, staff and environment
  • Orients applicant to area specific policies, procedures and resources.
  • Works with the applicant in the implementation of the learning and evaluation plan.
  • Communicates any difficulties, concerns, alternative objectives or learning activities with applicant and area manager.
  • Completes final performance appraisal in collaboration with applicant and submits evaluation to area manager.
  • Schedules agency orientation.
  • Schedules applicant into preceptor rotation.
  • Assigns designate to cover preceptor illness or unscheduled days off.
  • Communicates with preceptor(s) and applicant on a regular basis to evaluate progress and makes necessary changes (e.g. assignments).
  • Contacts CRNBC regarding concerns or clarification as necessary.
  • Provides written confirmation of successful completion of SPE and sends the Performance Evaluation (Form 73) directly to CRNBC.
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