Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Tracy Hoot

Name: Tracy Hoot
Position: Lecturer
Affiliation: School of Nursing
Phone: 250-828-5477


Preparing Nurses for the Preceptorship Role
Community Development
Health Promotion
Primary health Care
Social Justice
Leadership in Nursing

Research Interests

Preceptorship in Nursing

Research and Project Grants:
2011 to 2012: Principal Investigator, Preparing Nurses for the Preceptorship Role (IHA & TRU, $21,075.00)
2007 to 2010: Co-Chair, Building Capacity for Quality Preceptorships through Collaboration between Practice and Education (Practice Education Fund, BC Academic health Council, $450,000.00)


1988: Diploma in Nursing, Cariboo College, Kamloops
1991: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Victoria
1993: Master of Science in Nursing, Univerity of Texas at El Paso
2003: Provincial Instructor Diploma Program, Douglas College
2010 to Current: Doctorate in Health Education (in progress), A. T. Stills University, Missouri


Boughton, K., & Hoot, T. (1995). Accessible Masters Programs In Nursing: Canada Is In Need. The Canadian Nurse.
Unpublished Thesis. (1993). Variables Associated with Breastfeeding Success

WNRCASN Conference, February 2012: Clinical preceptors: Are we giving them the right tools?

Employment History

1991 to present: Lecturer, 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 Taught

Nursing 3500: Promoting Community and Societal Health
Nursing Practice 8: Transitioning to BScN Graduate
Nursing 4300: Leadership in Nursing
Nursing Practice 3380: Consolidated Practice Experience III
Nursing 218: Nursing Practice III
Nursing 219: Healing Workshop I
Nursing 226: Professional Growth II
Nursing 228: Nursing Practice IV
Nursing 229: Healing Workshop II
Nursing 238: Consolidated Practice Experience II
Nursing 351: Health Promotion & Community Empowerment

Professional Affiliations

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC)
Canadian Nurses' Association (CNA)