Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Tracy Hoot

Tracy Hoot

Tracy Hoot

Name: Dr. Tracy Hoot
Position: Interim Associate Dean
Affiliation: School of Nursing
Phone: 250-828-5477
Email: thoot@tru.ca

Interests

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

Research Interests

2018 (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

Education

Diploma 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)

Publications

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).

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

Reports
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.

Presentations
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

2013 TRU Teaching Practices Colloquium. Integrating Online Discussion into the Classroom, Presenter

2012 WNRCASN 2012 conference (Lethbridge, Alberta). Clinical preceptors: Are we giving them the
right tools?, Presenter

2007 Preceptor Development Conference, Kamloops, Key-Note

Employment History

1991 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 Taught

Nursing 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 Affiliations

Canadian 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)
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