Content Expert/Curriculum Developer
Thompson Rivers University
10d ago


Brief description of the project :

Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) is looking for a qualified content expert / curriculum developer to develop ANES 4011 / Hemodynamic and Physiological Monitoring :

This course establishes the relationship between cardiopulmonary physiology and pathophysiology and the technical aspects of hemodynamic monitoring.

Included in this course is the study of preoperative assessment and preparation of the patient, monitoring during anesthesia, general anesthesia techniques and postoperative care of the patient.

On completion of this course, students should be able to understand the techniques and equipment involved in hemodynamic monitoring and their role in the assessment and treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.

Course Development Process :

The content expert / curriculum developer will work under the guidance of an instructional designer, and in collaboration with the course development team, to provide the following :

1. Input into the planning phase, including the development of a detailed blueprint or course framework that includes relevant learning outcomes and mapping out course activities, assessments and updated resources.

2. Development of content, learning activities and authentic assessments to ensure that they are relevant and appropriate for a standard web course.

TRU-OL uses a collaborative approach to course development that involves interactive planning meetings and review sessions as needed.

The content expert / curriculum developer is expected to make effective use of any prescribed resources identified (ideally electronic resources, including TRU’s e-

Library collection and article databases), and other materials and media as appropriate. TRU respects intellectual property laws and expects curriculum developers to accurately cite sources and identify material that may require copyright clearance.


Criteria for assignment of work :

The successful candidate will be selected based on the following criteria :

  • Be a credentialed Anesthesiologist or Anesthesia Assistant, Anesthesiologist preferred.
  • Be experienced working within the BC & Canadian anesthesia care team model.
  • Possess a demonstrated understanding of the theory of hemodynamic & physiological monitoring in the context of Anesthesia.
  • Be experienced in the education of AA students and RT students within the operating room environment.
  • Possess a demonstrated understanding of the British Columbian (& Canadian) AA role and responsibilities and Canadian health professional standards and regulations.
  • Proven course development skills in a face-to-face or distance environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a clear and consistent style with grammatical accuracy.
  • The ability to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work in a collaborative and consultative manner.
  • Experience or education in online course development or online facilitation is an asset.
  • Pay Band

    To Be Determined at Time of Interview

    Please submit a cover letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria, CV / resume, *copies of transcripts, and a *writing sample via the online application system.

    Please combine these components as one file in your attachment. *Note : If you are currently working, or have in the recent past worked, for TRU or TRU-

    Open Learning, it is not necessary to submit transcripts. *Examples of your instructional writing (e.g. lesson outline, learning activity, element of evaluation, etc.

    with your application, or indicate the name(s) of any TRU Open Learning or BCOU courses that you have written. Response to this notification signifies that you are willing and able to comply with the aforementioned terms and conditions of the project work.

    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University ->

    Open Learning ->

    Instructional Design - OL

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment :

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

    Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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