Preceptor's Corner

Preceptors are critical members of our teaching team — learn how to become one today!

We need your help!

We value the contributions of time and expertise provided by preceptors in the education of our students. The partnership between nursing school faculty, preceptors, and students is essential for educating the next generation of BSN, MSN, and DNP nurses. Preceptors are critical members of our teaching team!

While the School of Nursing does not provide monetary payment to preceptors, there are many benefits of precepting.

  1. As a preceptor, you will have the opportunity to:
    • Improve your clinical, communication and teaching skills
    • Reflect on and evaluate your own practice
    • Stay current and revitalized as a health care professional
    • Shape the next generation of nursing professionals
    • serve as a role model for your teaching ability and professionalism
    • Improve your ability to be considered for promotion or advancement in your workplace
    • Experience the personal satisfaction of giving back to the health care community
  2.  Access to the AHEC Digital Library and the electronic resources at the UNC-Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library (such as UpToDate)
  3.  Verification of preceptor hours for credentialing and/or licensure; for NP Preceptors: 30 precepting hours may be applied to the annual 50 hours of CE required by the NCBON
  4.  Per student reimbursement provided through NC Area Health Education Center for qualified sites
  5.  Invitation to apply for membership to the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau  International Honor Society
  6.  Potential Adjunct Faculty appointment at the School of Nursing

We invite you to share your expertise, enthusiasm and joy for teaching with our students. If you are able to help or know of someone who may be interested in precepting, please email Valerie GlassmanDirector Clinical Support Division, or Roshan John, Graduate Clinical Support Specialist, or fill in the interest form below.

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We are always appreciative of comments and suggestions from our students and preceptors. Please use the form below or email Valerie Glassman or Roshan John to share your thoughts.

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