Preceptor Tool Box

New to clinical teaching? Looking for the latest resources? See our links below for more information.

Getting Started

  • 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.



Keep checking back – we will be adding more resources in the future.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP, RN, FNP.