An Education Affiliation Agreement between the education institution and the health authority or agency is required for all practice education placements.
An affiliation agreement:
PHSA and its agencies use a standardized template for affiliation agreements governing all student placements in health authorities.
Standard Affiliation Agreement template (pdf)
The template is supported by the BC Health Care Protection Program and the University, College, Institute Protection Program, Ministry of Finance.
If the institution does not have an existing Affiliation Agreement with PHSA or one of its agencies, a minimum of three months is required to process an Affiliation Agreement before the placement commences. This process should be coordinated by the educational institution's representative for Affiliation Agreements, in collaboration with the health authority.
If your institution does not already have a PHSA or agency contact, email one of the following: