This article is one in a series on the roles of adjunct clinical faculty and preceptors, who teach nursing students and new graduates to apply knowledge in clinical settings. This article describes teaching strategies as well as the importance of the learning environment.
Emphasizing the importance of creating a positive learning environment, this article offers strategies for instructors who teach in the clinical setting.
Linda Koharchik is a clinical assistant professor and director of adjunct faculty and clinical affairs at Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA, and Sharon R. Redding is an independent consultant. Contact author: Linda Koharchik, firstname.lastname@example.org. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.