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!

Fall 2022: Preceptors Needed for FNP Students Focusing on Pediatric Primary Care

We invite you to share your expertise, enthusiasm and joy for teaching with our students by becoming a preceptor for FNP students enrolled in their pediatric primary care rotation for fall 2022. The fall rotation will run from August 21 through the first week of December.

All students are required to complete 120 clinical hours with a NP, MD, or PA preceptor. Students are in classes on Wednesdays, however, are available for clinical experiences on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Interested in serving as a preceptor?

We’d love your help! If you are able to help or know of someone who may be interested in precepting, please contact Leslie Sharpe, FNP lead faculty, at lsharpe@email.unc.edu or Roshan John, graduate clinical support specialist, at roshanj@unc.edu.

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 in NC
      • 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 in NC
  2.  Access to the AHEC Digital Library and the electronic resources at the UNC-Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library
  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.  Invitation to apply for membership to the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau  International Honor Society
  5.  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 contact Leslie Sharpe, FNP lead faculty, at lsharpe@email.unc.edu or Roshan John, graduate clinical support specialist, at roshanj@unc.edu.

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We are always appreciative of comments and suggestions from our students and preceptors. Please use the form below or email Leslie Sharpe, FNP lead faculty, at lsharpe@email.unc.edu or Roshan John, graduate clinical support specialist, at roshanj@unc.edu.

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