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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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While the preceptor model is considerably more well-known in the clinical learning environment there is appears to be a shift away from this model towards the facilitator model due to the increased pressures preceptors face trying to balance the encompassing role of a 'teacher' and as a 'nurse'.
Each preceptor completes a 12-week online, threaded discussion preceptor class lead by clinical educators.
The majority of the students (61%) reported that their preceptor was very supportive or supportive, 23.
He (PBUH) did not say that he only be a Preceptor for a specific subject.
Direct costs throughout the year associated with the program (not including salaries of the new graduate nurses and preceptors) were $34,000 for the NETU Coordinator (implemented mid-way during the year), $4,142 for preceptor education, and $200 for printing costs.
This study found that the main reasons for becoming or continuing to remain a preceptor included learning from teaching, enjoyment of teaching, and responsibility to develop the general practice.
The OT students are also required to think on the spot and to answer questions from their patient and other health professionals, in addition to probing and clarifying questions from their OT preceptor.
Our new course will help address these issues by arming the newly licensed nurse with the tools to succeed and providing the essential resources for NPD practitioners and preceptors to prepare these nurses to become safe, competent clinicians.
Student evaluation during preceptorship is a combined effort which takes place among members of the preceptorship triad: the student, preceptor and faculty advisor.
Em suma, o preceptor, para alem da centralidade do seu papel educacional, contribuiu para a qualificacao do cuidado e a gerencia adequada dos recursos do Sistema Unico de Saude (SUS) no municipio.
Their experiences during their final placement, and relationships with their preceptors, can have a strong influence on where their future nursing career might take them.