Preceptor Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome and Introduction

  • 2

    Module 1: Preparing for Your Role as Preceptor

    • Introduction: Preparing for Your Role as Preceptor

    • Roles as Preceptors

    • Characteristics of Effective Learners

    • Self-Assessment Checklist: Characteristics of Effective Preceptors

    • DISCUSSION TOPICS AND ANSWERS

    • Discussion: Preceptor Teacher Role Model

    • Discussion: Providing Feedback

    • Discussion: Being a new preceptor

    • Discussion: Precepting Style

    • Discussion: Receiving Feedback from Interns

    • Discussion: Distance Internship Preceptor

    • Discussion: Dealing with Interns Misbehaviors

    • Discussion: When Preceptor Does Not Know the Answer

    • Discussion: Preceptor Characteristics

  • 3

    Module 2: Planning for Student Learning

    • Introduction: Planning for Student Learning

    • Planning to Meet ACEND Student Learning Outcomes

    • Planning and Organizing Experiences

    • Sample Planning Tool

    • Corrective Action Plan Form

    • Orienting Students

    • Sample Orientation Checklist

    • List of Student Responsibilities

    • Questions to Consider when Setting Expectations

    • Module 2: Self-Assessment

    • DISCUSSION TOPICS AND ANSWERS

    • Discussion: Objectives Do not Fit my Rotation

    • Discussion: Knowledge to Critical Thinking

    • Discussion: Planning for the Rotation

    • Discussion: Student/Intern Orientation

    • Discussion: Coordinating with the Organization

  • 4

    Module 3: Facilitating Student Learning

    • Introduction: Facilitating Student Learning

    • All Students Are Not the Same

    • Educating Adults

    • Worksheet: Adult Learning Activity

    • Barriers to Learning

    • Precepting Strategies and Methods

    • Article: The One-minute Preceptor

    • Article: Review of the One-Minute Preceptor

    • Worksheet: The One-Minute Preceptor

    • Teaching Critical Thinking

    • Teaching Professionalism

    • Module 3: Self-Assessment

    • DISCUSSION TOPICS AND ANSWERS

    • Discussion: From Knowledge to Critical Thinking

    • Discussion: Student/Intern Who Is Older than Preceptor

    • Discussion: Introverts Versus Extroverts

    • Discussion: Barriers to Student Learning

    • Discussion: Learning Theories

    • Discussion: English as a Second Language

  • 5

    Module 4: Assessing Student Learning

    • Introduction: Assessing Student Learning

    • Overview

    • Methods

    • Sharing Feedback with Students

    • Worksheet: Critique of an Assessment

    • Module 4: Self-Assessment

  • 6

    Module 5: Communicating Effectively

    • Introduction: Communicating Effectively

    • Communicating as a Proctor

    • Characteristics of an Effective Preceptor

    • Communicating Fundamentals

    • Module 5: Self-Assessment

  • 7

    Module 6: Managing Your Time

    • Introduction: Managing Your Time

    • Strategies for Managing Time

    • Additional Strategies

    • Module 6: Self-Assessment

  • 8

    Module 7: Keeping Current

    • Introduction: Keeping Current

    • Keeping Current in Dietetics Education and Credentialing

    • Keeping Current in Dietetics Practice

  • 9

    Module 8: Discussions and Preceptor Advice on Rotation Activities (Optional)

    • Introduction

    • Food Service Rotation: Time Management

    • Acute Care Rotation Issues Resolution and Activities

    • Acute Care: End of Rotation Activities

    • Outpatient Rotation

    • Renal Dialysis Rotation

    • Long Term Care as a Clinical Rotation

    • Elderly Nutrition Activities

    • Weight Management

    • Community Low Income Rotation

    • Head Start Rotation

    • Preparing Students/Interns for Employee Expectations

  • 10

    Final Notes and Certificate

    • References

    • Acknowledgements

    • Critical Thinking Self-Study Evaluation Tool (MANDATORY)

    • Complete the Critical Thinking Self-Study Evaluation Tool (MANDATORY)

    • Certificate

    • CDR CPE Module Certificate

    • Closing