Clinical Preceptors

What is a clinical preceptor?

A clinical preceptor is a coach for a future health professional. He or she structures the learning process to achieve a set of formally identified skills. A role model and educator, the clinical preceptor is an experienced professional who practices in the learner’s future work setting and provides the student a structured learning experience with training and observation that includes best practices and problem-solving situations. 

Who can be a clinical preceptor?

Any licensed MD, DO, PA, or APRN can be a clinical preceptor.

How do I become a clinical preceptor?

Use the buttons below to learn more about becoming a clinical preceptor:

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