Helpful Preceptor Teaching Tools
The following guides and resources are available across the web as helpful tools in developing preceptor skills, teaching methodologies and exploring various practices for engaging students in clinical development.
- One Minute Preceptor is a teaching method that uses five micro-skills to grow clinical competency.
- SNAPPS is a 6-step model using a learner-centric model to engage students.
- Think Aloud Clinical Reasoning Method uses the think-aloud method to develop reasoning.
- Preceptor 101 is a detailed article describing various practices and processes for teaching NP students.
- Strategies for Ensuring a Successful Preceptorship American Journal of Nursing article providing helpful tips on precepting less stressfully.
Clinical Tools for Precepting
The following links provide access to helpful websites that provide clinical tools for learning, teaching, and promoting best patient practices.
- AACN Preceptor Resources: Toolkit for APRN preceptors.
- EMPR: helpful research guide for medications.
- Medal: Provides over 20,000 medical algorithms
- Medscape: Free online, nursing and medical journal, pharmacy, disease, and management guidelines reference database.
- MD Calculator: Provides various screening, algorithm, and calculating tools for practice.
- Magellan: guides for prescribing Psych medications.
- Picmonic: Pictographics used to help improve the understanding of medical conditions.
- Skinsight: Skin condition finder and education.
- TLDR Pharmacy: Study guides for pharmacological management of patients.
Free CEU Websites for Preceptors
The following are websites that offer free educational online and live webinars for CEU activity.
Licensure and Certification
National Board Certification Examination