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Essential Competencies of Preceptors: A Focus on Working with APRN Students

Module 3: Clinical Teaching Strategies


The preceptor is instrumental to meeting the learning needs of students in the clinical setting. Working one-on-one with the APRN student, the preceptor plans and provides relevant learning experiences based upon course objectives from the academic program and individual learning objectives. The preceptor can best facilitate learning and competence by incorporating assessment of learning needs, providing information about the patient population, using unit specific resources, allowing experiences with similar patient populations, and planning alternative learning experiences. The implementation of the One Minute Preceptor skills also facilitates student learning and preceptor participation in the learning experiences.


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