preceptorship(redirected from pre·cep·tor·ship)
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preceptorship[pre-sep´ter-ship] (pl. pre·cep·tor·ship)
a short-term relationship between a student as novice and an experienced staff person (such as a professional nurse) as the preceptor who provides individual attention to the student's learning needs and feedback regarding performance; students experience relative independence in making decisions, setting priorities, management of time, and patient care activities.
A period of practical training for a student or novice under the supervision of a preceptor.