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Supporting Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Koharchik, Linda DNP, MSN, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: September 2017 - Volume 117 - Issue 9 - p 58–62
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000524551.58567.c6
Teaching for Practice

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. In this article, the author discusses ways to promote learning among adjunct clinical faculty as well as strategies for creating closer connections between these teachers and the schools of nursing that employ them.

Linda Koharchik is a clinical assistant professor and director of adjunct faculty and clinical affairs at Duquesne University School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA. Contact author: The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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