Effective Clinical Preceptors

Effective clinical preceptors are:

  • Supportive
  • Innovative
  • Flexible around student needs
  • Good listeners
  • Patient
  • Clear and concise
  • Enthusiastic
  • Helpful
  • Empathic
  • Caring
  • Humorous
  • Fair
  • Dependable
  • Consistent
  • Motivated
  • Respectful of students
  • Committed to students
  • Willing to work with beginners
  • Interested in professional growth and continued learning
  • Involved in their community
  • Good role models
  • Confident
  • Knowledgeable
  • Competent
  • Politically savvy
  • Articulate
  • Assertive
  • Able to deal with conflict
  • Prepared
  • Organized
  • Problem Solvers