Implementing Successful Clinical Nursing Preceptorships

Video Author:Chicca, Jennifer MS, RN; Shellenbarger, Teresa PhD, RN, CNE, CNEcl, ANEF

Published on:May 19, 2020

In preceptorships, experienced staff nurses (preceptors) help students learn in clinical settings. This educational approach promotes one-to-one instruction with staff experts. Current evidence about preceptorships focuses primarily on preceptor roles, preparations, perceptions, and/or challenges when working with nursing students. There is a lack of clarity about specific ways to fulfill educator roles during preceptored experiences. This video and article provide tips for preparing and maintaining clinical nursing preceptorship experiences that
help ensure successful student learning.