Dr. Tracy Hoot
Position: Associate Dean
Affiliation: School of Nursing
InterestsPreparing Nurses for the Preceptorship Role
Internationally Educated Nurses
Primary Health Care
Leadership in Nursing
Research Interests2018 (in progress). CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant Institute.
$7,049 Community support: Roundtable for the planning of research related to the older patient in residential care. Co-Applicant, Principal Applicant Dr. Tracy Christianson
2018 (in progress). TRU Internal Research Grant
$4,996 Bicultural Immersion During an Undergraduate BScN Program: The Influence on Professional Role Transition (02/18-10/19P). Co-Applicant, Principal Applicant Dr. Judy Duchscher
2017-2018 (in progress). Worksafe, BC
$15,590 The Effect of Faculty lead Gentle Persuasive Approaches Training has on Nursing Students to Manage Responsive Behaviours. Co-Applicant, Principal Applicant Dr. Tracy Christianson
2017-2018 (in progress). Indigenous Knowledge In Nursing: Coyote's Teachings. Co-Applicant, Principal Applicant Dr. R. Lisa Bourque Bearskin
2017 International Practicums: Informing Nursing Practice, Principal Investigator (unfunded)
2015 Practice-Education and the TRU BScN Program: Clinical groups, preceptorships, and graduate Performance, Principal Investigator (unfunded)
2012 Preparing Nurses for the Preceptorship Role, Principal Investigator, TRU/IHA, $21,075.00
2009 Increasing ACCESS: At Risk Children in our Community Engaging in Speed Skating, Literature Review, CYHRNet grant, Co-investigator, $6,000.00
2008 Building Capacity for Quality Preceptorships through Collaboration between Practice and Education, BC Academic Health Council, Co-investigator $450,000.00
2000 Factors Affecting Breastfeeding Success in the Thompson/Cariboo Region, Principal Investigator
EducationDiploma in Nursing, Cariboo College, Kamloops (1988)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Victoria (1991)
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso (1993)
Provincial Instructor Diploma Program, Douglas College (2003)
Doctorate in Health Education, A. T. Still University (2017)
PublicationsHoot, T. (2019). Using a Mixed-methods Research Design in the Development of a Nurse Preceptor Competency Assessment Tool. International Technology, Education & Development Conference (INTED2019). Paper Submission. ISBN: 978-84-09-08619-1.
Christianson, T., Morris, K., & Hoot, T. (2018). The effect of faculty-lead Gentle Persuasive Approaches training has on nursing students to manage responsive behaviours. Advance Nursing Research, 3, 73. https://doi.org/10.4172/2573-0347-C2-020
Hoot, T. (2017). Development of a Nurse Preceptor Competency Assessment Tool: A Mixed-methods Approach (Doctoral Dissertation, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences).
Soneff, R., & Hoot, T. (2017). Food security. In Building Community in Kamloops: Social Justice in Action. ISBN 978-0-9959578-0-0
Christianson, T., & Hoot, T. (2017). What Makes a Successful Online Doctoral Program? INTED2017 Proceedings, abstract id: 230.
Christianson, T., & Hoot. T. (2014). Best practices: An online doctoral learning experience. The Online Journal Distance Education and e-Learning, 2(4).
Unpublished Thesis. (1993). Variables Associated with Breastfeeding Success
2019 (March). TRU School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Review: Prepared for the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals.
2019 (February) Practical Nursing Education Program Review: Self-Evaluation Report. Prepared for the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (assisted by Dr. Tracy Christianson, Interim Chair of PN/HCA).
2018 (April). Nursing education program self-evaluation report: Return to registered nurse practice certificate program. Prepared for the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia Education Program Review Committee.
Hoot, T., & Huby, C. (2019). Royal Inland Hospital Physician Association: Building the Medical Landscape RCI: ortable Bladder Scanner Research.
Hoot, T. (2019). Using a Mixed-methods Research Design in the Development of a Nurse Preceptor Competency Assessment Tool. 13th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2019) March 11-13, Valencia: Spain).
Hoot, T. (2019). Essential Clinical Nurse Preceptor Attributes: A Mixed Methods Approach. WRNCASN Conference (February 22, Edmonton: Alberta).
Lyster, T., & Hoot, T. (2019). Curriculum Journey: From Revision to Practice. WRNCASN Conference (February 22, Edmonton: Alberta).
Buckley, B., Bandura, S., Hoot, T., Mahara, S., & Bourque-Bearskin, L. (2019). Coyote Brings Food from the Upper World: Navigating the Complexity and Learning to Get it Right. WRNCASN Conference (February 21, Edmonton: Alberta).
2018. Hoot, T., & Taylor, M. The Impact of Undergraduate International Nursing Practicums on RN Practice. TRU School of Nursing Journeys of Nursing Scholarship.
2018. Development of a Preceptor Competency Assessment Tool. TRU School of Nursing Journeys of Nursing Scholarship.
2016 TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium. Teaching Students in an International Setting, Presenter
2016 TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium. Connecting Academic Integrity to Learning Outcomes, Co-Presenter
2016 TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium. Regulating & Promoting Academic Integrity @ TRU, Co-Presenter
2014 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference. International Field School Seminar: It Makes a Difference, Co-Facilitator of workshop
2014 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference. Lessons Learned: Working with Interpreters, Co-presenter
2014 TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium. Lessons Learned: Working with Interpreters, Co-presenter
2012 WNRCASN 2012 conference (Lethbridge, Alberta). Clinical preceptors: Are we giving them the
right tools?, Presenter
Employment History1991 to present: Assistant Professor, Thompson Rivers University
1990 to 2004: Prenatal Educator,University College of the Cariboo
1988 to 1994: Staff Nurse, Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops
1988 to 1990: Staff Nurse, Dr. Helmcken Hospital, Clearwater
Courses TaughtNursing 1740 Nursing Practice 1: Foundations in Nursing Practice.
Nursing 1840 Nursing Practice 2: Coming to Know the Client.
Nursing 2730 Health and Healing III: Health Challenges / Health Initiatives
Nursing 2740 Nursing Practice 3: Promoting Health and Healing
Nursing 2840 Nursing Practice 4: Promoting Health and Healing
Nursing 3380 Consolidated Practice Experience
Nursing 3740 Nursing Practice 5: Promoting Health and Healing
Nursing 3500 Health IV: Health Promotion and Community Development
Nursing 3510 Nursing Practice 6: Promoting Health and Healing
Nursing 4380 Nursing Practice 7: Community Health Nursing
Nursing 4210 Nursing Practice 8: Transitioning to BScN Graduate
Nursing 4300 Health / Professional Growth: Nurses Influencing Change
Nursing 3850 Field Course in Global Health Development, Nicaragua (2013)
Nursing 3850 Field Course in Global Health Development, Belize (2015, 2017)
NURS 2921 Perinatal Nursing Practice: Developing Competencies Practice (TRU Open Learning)
GPA Basics Education Facilitator. Gentle Persuasive Approaches in Dementia Care: Supporting Persons with Responsive Behaviors
Professional AffiliationsCanadian Nurses Association
Canada Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Canadian Association Schools of Nursing
1997 present Board President, Interior Community Services (President 2011 to present; Board Member 1997 to 2011)