Here is a collection of articles about precepting. Some are specifically about precepting nursing students, while others include precepting new graduates/new nursing staff orientees.

Useful Links:
This section will have links to related websites that you might find informative and helpful to you in your role as a Nursing Preceptor. While some of the sites are for preceptors of other healthcare professions students, the content is applicable.

• In the link below, the most useful article is the framework for the "one minute preceptor." This site also offers some very good suggestions about teaching at the bedside, and dealing with the ‘difficult' student.

• In the link below, you will find a list of short articles on clinical teaching. Most are very informative. We especially recommend "Error-prone Conditions Leading to Student Nurse Errors", "Fostering Critical Thinking", "Learning and Teaching in the Clinical Environment", "One to One Teaching and Feedback", and "Preceptor Skills for Clinicians".

The Longwood BSN Program provides links to related websites for the convenience of our preceptors and Community Partners. The links provide additional information that we believe may be useful or interesting. Please note that Longwood University BSN Program is not responsible for the material and/or content found on these linked websites, nor can we attest to the accuracy of the information.