New to clinical teaching? Looking for the latest resources? See our links below for more information.
- AANP toolkit This powerpoint from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners details the benefits of being a preceptor, expectations, barriers, and strategies.
- Partnering in nurse practitioner education: Welcome to Precepting FAQ This document from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) answers many questions for first-time preceptors.
- Teaching in the Clinical Environment This document from the Association for Medical Education in Europe is full of information on role definition, theory, and strategies.
- NONPF video vignettes: These videos produced by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties provide tips and examples of working with different types of learners in various settings.
- Providing feedback video: This video from the University of Wisconsin illustrates strategies to use when giving constructive feedback.
- Evaluation: Making it work This document shows why feedback and evaluation are so much more than “giving a grade.”
- Check out upcoming UCSF educational skills workshops and consider the Teach for UCSF Certificate Program. These workshops are tailored especially for health sciences educators, are free to our preceptors, and offer continuing education credits. If you are unable to attend a workshop, resources are still available to you through this website!
- Interested in getting feedback? Consider the Clinical Teaching Observation Program (TOP), a program for anyone that wants to improve their clinical teaching.
- Access our May 2019 training: Enhancing Our Clinical Educator Roles Through Critical Reflection
- Collaborative and Bidirectional Feedback Between Students and Clinical Preceptors: Promoting Effective Communication Skills on Health Care Teams. This article describes an initiative to introduce bidirectional feedback in a nurse midwifery program.
- Guidelines: the do’s, don’ts and don’t knows of feedback for clinical education. This article proposes guidelines for feedback in the clinical setting.
- The ART of Providing Effective Feedback. Pamphlet style document on the ART (ask, respond, tell) of providing feedback.
- FERPA Handout. Important information on compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974.
Keep checking back – we will be adding more resources in the future.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP, RN, FNP.