*Preceptors Promote Expert Practice
Hours: 1.00
This course is accessible until 11/15/2019

This course is designed for experienced nurses who are interested in developing and enhancing their preceptor skills. It addresses several aspects of the preceptor's role, and describes important skills for preceptor success including team-building, communication, and conflict management. This course also explains important concepts related to teaching and evaluating the adult learner in a clinical setting, such as learning phases, competency verification, and diversity issue. It describes the importance and complexity of the preceptor’s role including competency verification and reality shock.

This course reports to CE Broker
ANCC Accredited Organization
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the qualifications and attributes of the effective preceptor.
  2. Identify the preceptor's role and responsibilities including orienting, facilitating, team-building, teaching, and supervision.
  3. Identify the pillars of team-building and recognize the impact of effective communication on all aspects of the precepting process.
  4. Explain the APIE process, as well as its application to the preceptor/orientee experience.
  5. Relate principles of adult learning.
  6. Explain the importance of initial and continuous assessment including competency verification, Benner's Novice to Expert Model, and the principles of effective feedback.
  7. Establish and review learning objectives with the orientee that clearly describe the required outcomes and that are congruent with both the taught knowledge and skill as well as the evaluation modality.
  8. Utilize effective questioning techniques to coach the orientee toward applying knowledge to the clinical setting and building critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  9. Document the orientee's growth using evaluation tools and case studies.
  10. Describe Bloom's Taxonomy and the learning domains and apply it to teaching and evaluating.
  11. Recognize the phases of reality shock and explain how to help the orientee through each phase.

Lisa Campbell, RN, BSN

Lisa Campbell, RN, BSN, received her Associate’s degree in Nursing in April of 2003, and received her Masters degree in Nursing in April of 2006 from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences in Orlando, Florida. Lisa has attained experience in acute critical care as well as care of patients with multiple system impairment and failure. She is currently a nurse educator for the Progressive Care Unit at Florida Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Deena M. Rodney, RN, ATC

Deena M. Rodney, RN, ATC, received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida. During her undergraduate matriculation, Deena obtained a major in psychology and minored in health care administration. She furthered her studies by completing an internship in UCF’s Sports Medicine program. Deena’s focus in the health field turned to the inpatient clinical setting. She also obtained an Associate of Science degree in nursing from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences.

Deena’s professional exposure began in the sports medicine arena. During her career as an athletic trainer she worked extensively with UCF and the Orlando Predators.

Deena lives in Central Florida and works at Florida Hospital South. She initially functioned as charge nurse for an acute psychiatric stabilization unit where she developed and implemented a process to improve capacity issues for the psychiatric service line. She then transferred to the neurology step-down unit functioning as a floor nurse. At that time she initiated a patient satisfaction plan. Deena recently assumed the position of education specialist for the neuro critical care and neuroscience unit at Florida Hospital South.

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Contact Hours: 1, Expires: 6/1/2019

California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Licensed Practical Nurse (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

District of Columbia BON: Registered Nurse (DC BON)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

Florida Board of Nursing (FBN)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

Georgia Board of Nursing - Registered Professional Nurse (GBN)
Continuing Education Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

Georgia Board of Nursing - Licensed Practical Nurse (GBN-LPN)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

New Mexico Board of Nursing: Registered Nurse (NMBON)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses: Registered Nurses (WV RN Board)
Contact Hours: 1, Category: General, Expires: 6/1/2019

Conflicts of Interest

There have been no conflicts of interest disclosed by planners, authors, or presenters; nor has there been disclosure of any relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies or their products pertaining to this activity.

Commercial/Noncommercial Company Support

The content of this course was not developed with support from any commercial companies nor are there any staff commercial affiliations.

Co-Providers

Center for Nursing Education - Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida.

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All activity records are kept on file for a minimum of six (6) years.

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