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preceptor

 [pre-sep´ter]
a person who guides, tutors, and provides direction aimed at a specific performance.
employee preceptor in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting and supporting a new or transferred employee through a planned orientation to a specific clinical area.
student preceptor in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as assisting and supporting learning experiences for a student.

preceptor

(prĭ-sĕp′tər, prē′sĕp′tər)
n.
1. A teacher; an instructor.
2. An expert or specialist, such as a physician, who gives practical experience and training to a student, especially of medicine or nursing.
3. The head of a preceptory.

pre′cep·to′ri·al (prē′sĕp-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
pre′cep·to′ri·al·ly adv.

preceptor

An instructor or specialist who teaches, counsels, and serves as a role model and supports the growth and development of an initiate in a particular discipline for a limited time, with the specific purpose of socialising the novice in a new role. Preceptors fill the same role as mentors, but for a more limited time frame.

pre·cep·tor

(prē'sep-tŏr)
An experienced nurse, physician, or other health care professional who guides and teaches those less experienced, including students; mentor.

preceptor

an instructor. Common usage of the term is that of a skilled practitioner or veterinarian in other field of work who gives one-to-one in-service training to undergraduate students in their practices or other places of work.
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During one preceptorial, my preceptor was reviewing all of our essays prior to handing them back.
Another invention of Hartman's, the scandalous Scandroid, should be immediately rated PG-19 (inaccessible to undergraduates except under express Preceptorial Guidance) by the MLA, the NCTE, the AAUP, and any other body it alarms.
To obtain the Certificate, an APRN must: 1) submit proof of successful completion of an advanced pharmacology course that includes preceptorial experience in the prescription of drugs, medicines and therapeutic devices; 2) provide documentation of a minimum of 300 clock hours preceptorial experience in the prescription of drugs, medicines and therapeutic devices with a qualified preceptor; 3) provide evidence of a minimum of 1,000 hours of practice as an APRN (none of which hours can be obtained in the APRN's education program); and 4) have a CPA delegating controlled substance prescribing authority with a physician who has an unrestricted DEA number and whose practice is comparable in scope, specialty and expertise to that of the APRN.