preceptor


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Student, faculty advisor and nurse preceptor perspectives of rural preceptorship, its benefits to interprofessional collaboration and recruitment and retention, and the issues related to students' evaluations were commonly found in the existing research.
A figura do preceptor medico em programas de residencia comumente se confunde com a imagem de um profissional experiente, dotado de vasto conhecimento tecnico e com longos anos de pratica clinica.
Offering educational nurse preceptor programs can have positive impact on the nurse preceptor role (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, 2014; Blum, 2014; Wu et al., 2018).
"It is much different from what nurse hopefuls learn in university and the reality of the field, so a nurse preceptor system is implemented to help new recruits adapt," said Baik Chan-ki, general manager of the Korean Nurses Association.
I view many activities as positive experiences I've acquired in my work as a preceptor. However, one activity that I can emphasize was the field reception given to new residents at the beginning of the year.
Rather than enrage her preceptor, Amanda decided it might be best to just listen.
My Preceptor was never far from reach; he was watching me the whole time but had allowed me the space to breathe, giving me the confidence to know I was capable.
Findings suggested geographically isolated preceptors needed additional educational support to assist them in their role when supervising undergraduate student nurses.
The structured experience, including a one-on-one preceptor, clinical experiences, classroom and hands-on training, demonstrated improvement in retention, competency, and development of confidence.
Janet Myers and Susan Bosworth, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, presented findings at the 2017 AANP National Conference in Philadelphia, PA regarding Vanderbilt's Advanced Practice Preceptor Development Program, which provides skills to effectively transition advanced practice students and new APRNs entering a complex health system.
I remember my preceptor very early on in my career taking me to the side and telling me that I was moving too slow and I was too disconnected from my patients.
The latest GP preceptor criterion for hospitals is a bachelor's degree or higher, or fellow doctors at least.