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 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.
- 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.
- The NONPF Preceptor Portal presents resources such as video vignettes to demonstrate student and preceptor interactions and FAQs for the preceptor. Most are free of charge.
- The One-Minute Preceptor: Evaluation of a Clinical Teaching Tool Training for Nurse Practitioner Preceptors. This project evaluated a training program focusing on use of the OMP and its effect on perceived barriers of clinical teaching.
- 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.
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.
- Recognizing Pediatric Psychosis (June 3, 2020) — Recording, presentation slides and an additional resource from Indian Health Service: Pediatric Mental Status Exam (MSE)
- ACES, Toxic Stress and Trauma in Primary Care: Assessment and Next Steps (April 2020). Recording and presentation slides.
- Treatment of Anxiety and Depression [Adult] (March 2020). Recording and presentation slides.
- ADHD in Pediatric Primary Care (February 2020). Recording and presentation slides
- Diagnosis and Treatment of PTSD in Adults (January 2020) — Recording and presentation slides
- Anxiety in Pediatric Care (December 2019)
- How Mental Health Presents in the Primary Care Clinic (November 2019) — Recording and presentation slides
- Treating Mild to Moderate Pediatric Depression in a Primary Care Setting (October 2019) — Recording and presentation slides
- Principles for Dementia Management in Primary Care (September 2019) — Recording and presentation slides
- Suicide Assessment in Outpatient Pediatric Settings (August 2019)
- Enhancing Our Clinical Educator Roles Through Critical Reflection (May 2019) — Recording and presentation slides
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.
- Integrative Oncology — Kathleen Cavanaugh, MS, RN, ANP
- Mind-Body Medicine for Family Practice Providers — Carla Kuon, MD
- Integrative Medicine Therapy with TCM Acupuncture in Family Medicine — Sunny Pak, MD, MPH, MSTCM
- Pain Management and Opiate Sparing Tools (and office tools) — Sanjay Reddy, MD
Keep checking back – we will be adding more resources in the future.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Gatewood, DNP, RN, FNP.