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.
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