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The Professional Practice Department supports interdisciplinary clinical practice and student clinical placements by ensuring and enhancing quality patient care within Covenant Health.              

Collaborative Practice 

Our Services

Professional Practice Consultation

Request a consultation with one of our Professional Practice Leaders (PPLs). Our PPLs have knowledge in the following areas: 

• Nursing- Acute Care
• Nursing-Seniors
• Occupational Therapy
• Physiotherapy
• Scope of Practice
• Social Work
• Spiritual Care

Student Placement

The Student Placement team is committed to providing safe, high quality, and collaborative educational environments for students from a wide range of health and non-health related disciplines. We strive to provide these non-paid practicum-based experiences in a fair and equitable manner, aligning with Covenant’s mission and values, while providing students with opportunities to build skills and apply theoretical knowledge.
For inquires please contact:

Library Services

Library Services connects Covenant Health staff and physicians with current high quality information to support evidence-based decision-making, policy development and excellence in patient/resident care.

Research Centre

The Covenant Health Research Centre is dedicated to promoting innovation, facilitating inquiry, developing partnerships, and integrating research into practice in alignment with Covenant Health’s Mission, Vision, Values and strategic directions.

Pressure Injury Prevention

International Pressure Ulcer Prevalence (IPUP) Survey Toolkit

The following items are available to you for a reference for the annual international pressure injury prevalence survey. The materials are brought to you by Hill-ROM and the Pressure Injury Prevention Project. If you require additional information or clarification please email

For Information on Participant and Site Lead Education Sessions Via Skype click here

PUP Survey Brochure

IPUP Survey Booklet

IPUP Data Collection Form Training

IPUP Survey Sample Form & Instructions

IPUP Sample Scan Tron Form - Updated

IPUP Staging Poster

IPUP Surface List

IPUP Crossword


Questions/Contact Information

Consultation Request Form

Quick Links

Health Care Aide (HCA) Competency Initiative
Professional Practice Newsletter Spring 2017
Professional Practice Newsletter Fall 2016

Regulatory Colleges

Regulatory Colleges Directory

Best Practice Bulletins

Providing you with evidence-based information to guide practice in the delivery of optimal care.
Peripheral IV (PIV) Policy Changes Reflect Best Practice & are Aimed at Reducing Complications & Improving Patient Outcomes (July 2015)
Administering Intramuscular (IM) Injections (April 2015)
Best Practices for Warming Cabinets (October 2013)