Each discipline we support sometimes has specific procedures relating to the placement process or orientation.

Please review the page for specific information pertaining to your discipline. All enquiries may be directed to the Student Placement Coordinator including disciplines not listed. Please do not contact a unit or a PHC staff member directly.

Discipline-specific Information

Each discipline has specific requirements and procedures. Please visit your discipline's page for more information.


  • UBC Residents
  • UBC Medical Students
  • Non UBC Medical Students


  • Registered Nurses (RN’s)
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurses (RPN’s)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN’s)
  • Residential Care Aides (RCA’s)
  • Internationally Educated Nurses (IEN’s) studying in a Canadian Program
  • Specialty Education
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS’)
  • Enterostomal Therapists

Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Physiotherapists (PT)
  • Occupational Therapists (OT)
  • Rehabilitation Assistants (PT/OT/RA)
  • Speech & Language Pathologists (SLP)
  • Respiratory Therapist (RT)


  • Music Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Audiologists

Technologists / Technicians

  • Cardiac Technologists
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT)
  • Medical Laboratory Assistants (MLA)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technicians
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Sonographers

Clerical Support

  • Unit Clerks/Coordinators (UC)
  • Medical Office Assistants (MOA)
  • Hospital Support Specialists (HSS)

Health Sciences

  • Social Workers (only MSW)
  • Dietetics
  • Pharmacists
  • Paramedics