Developed by: The
Preceptor Guide Task Force and Wanda Mayo, MSN, BSN, RN, CCM (Chair)
experienced nurses who have made a commitment to facilitate the onboarding of
Each preceptor provides a link for the student, orientee, or
experienced staff member to your organization,
its policies and procedures,
standards of care, and to patients.
Ambulatory care nursing encompasses all patient care settings outside of an
To create an effective learning experience using the
right educational tools, ambulatory care nursing preceptors
must have a clear
understanding of the clinical, legal, and organizational environment in which
to deliver the right outcomes for your facility.
You’ll find this Preceptor Guide for Ambulatory Care Nursing invaluable
in developing a preceptor program
in a wide variety of ambulatory care
Value to Your Practice:
- Increases your knowledge of the precepting process with
clear descriptions and definitions.
- Helps you fully understand the role of the preceptor in
- Clarifies how your organization can support both preceptors
- Provides information and tools you need to achieve a
rewarding and effective program.
Who Should Purchase:
- Administrators and managers seeking to develop a preceptor
program at their facility.
- Ambulatory care nurses taking on a preceptor role.
- New staff nurses who will be involved as a learner in a
o Chapter 1 – The Art of Precepting: An Overview of the
- The Preceptor in the Ambulatory Care Setting
- Seven chapters covering all aspects of a preceptor program:
o Chapter 2 – Orienting the New Staff Member
o Chapter 3 – The Role of the Preceptor
o Chapter 4 – Preceptor Competencies
o Chapter 5 – Role of the Nurse Educator in the Preceptor
o Chapter 6 – Developing the Preceptor Program Curriculum
o Chapter 7 – Telehealth Nursing Practice
o Standards of Professional Clinical Practice (6 standards)
See Table of Contents and sample pages
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