Nursing Preceptor Education Program
Dear Program Participant,
Thank you for participating in the virtual Nursing Preceptor Education Program. As a reminder, the program consists of eight online modules listed below. Each module must be completed in order to receive a certificate.
- Module 1: New Strategies for 21st Century Teaching and Life Long Learning
- Module 2: From the Rotary Phone to the iPhone - the Multigenerational Workforce
- Module 3: Navigating the Practice Continuum - The Role of the Preceptor and Educator
- Module 4: Legal, Ethical & Professional Standards - What Do I Need to Know?
- Module 5: The Essence of Preceptor Practice - Communication & Collaboration
- Module 6: Roadmap to Success - Developing the Teaching Plan
- Module 7: Yes, Back to Benner for Preceptor Development
- Module 8: The Art & Science of Performance Evaluation
This program is an evidence-based, learning program consisting of online learning modules. The content is designed to facilitate attendees developing the knowledge, skills and abilities to guide and support the orientation, integration, satisfaction and retention of three nursing cohorts - newly graduated nurses, nurses transitioning to new practice settings and nursing students. The program content will also advance participants' knowledge about principles and practices for effective teaching and learning and the art and science communication and evaluation, enhance on-going professional development and lifelong learning, and support the development of emerging nurse leaders.
The online component of the program consists of eight required learning modules (webinars) for completion. The average length of time to complete a learning module is approximately 30 minutes.
Estimated Duration of Course:
This offering carries 4.00 ANCC nursing contact hours.
This program is intended for Registered Nurses assuming the preceptor role and Clinical Nurse Educators working in partnership with their preceptors. In the context of this program, a clinical educator means a registered nurse who teaches in the clinical setting, including the preceptor, clinical faculty, clinical nurse specialist, nurse practice specialist, professional development specialist, and others.
- Design education for a preceptee based on the key principles of adult learning.
- Explore how preconceived ideas and attitudes can form the basis of perceptions and presuppositions about generational cohorts.
- Differentiate between the role and responsibilities of the preceptée, preceptor and clinical nurse educator.
- Differentiate nursing responsibilities when precepting a novice nurse, unlicensed personnel and a student nurse.
- Identify the five components that comprise effective communication.
- Work in partnership with the preceptée to develop the teaching plan.
- Practice selecting strategies to use when guiding a preceptée through the novice to expert progression.
- Examine best practices to utilize in supporting the preceptée in the development of decision making skills.
The Norman Knight Nursing Center
Please visit our website at mghpcs.org/KnightCenter
In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.