Precepting Tools and Resources

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 Preceptor Checklist: The The Preceptor Expectation Checklist and the Faculty Expectation Checklist include evidence-based suggestions to promote a healthy, ongoing relationship and reduce barriers experienced by the clinical preceptor, NP faculty or NP student.  


  • 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. (Some are free and some for purchase).
  • Providing feedback video: This video from the University of Wisconsin illustrates strategies to use when giving constructive feedback.



In 2019-2020, monthly webinars on commonly encountered mental health topics/issues in primary pediatric and adult care were held. Available recordings are below. These webinars were a joint collaboration between the UCSF School of Nursing and Redwood Community Health Coalition. Funding was provided by a HRSA ANEW grant.


The Introduction to Integrative Techniques for Family Practice Providers conference, which was held Nov. 1, 2019, provided clinicians with information on successful complementary treatments for common conditions, including chronic pain. PDFs of the presentations are below.

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

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