The Effective Nurse Preceptor Handbook, Second Edition
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Train your preceptor staff for less than $6 per person!
Today’s preceptors play a vital role in keeping the next generation of nurses at the bedside. Help your nurses become competent, energized preceptors for your new members of staff with The Effective Nurse Preceptor Handbook: Your Guide to Success, Second Edition.
This second edition of our bestselling preceptor handbook helps preceptors give effective feedback and understand the learning process of their preceptees. Sold in copies of 10, this handbook makes it easier for preceptors to successfully assume their role and thus improve orientation, staff satisfaction, and boost retention.
Completely revised and expanded
This handbook makes it easy to understand:
- Roles and responsibilities of preceptors and preceptees
- Adult learning principles and teaching strategies
- Efforts to build professional practice environments
- Strategies to help new nurses overcome reality shock
- Ways to encourage critical thinking, evidence-based decision-making, and time management skills
- Ideas for creating competency-based orientation programs
- Strategies for advancing from precepting to mentoring
- Tips to provide effective feedback and performance evaluations
Guidance on your journey to nursing excellence
If your organization is building or maintaining an ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®* culture of nursing excellence, it needs to show evidence of resources and support for new nurses. The Effective Nurse Preceptor Handbook: Your Guide to Success, Second Edition can help you do just that that. This handbook can be used during training or given to preceptors for self-study. It will help preceptors improve their skills and meet their orientation challenges.
Bonus! The handbook contains a final quiz and a certificate of completion.
About the author
Diana Swihart, PhD, DMin, MSN, CS, RN-BC, is a clinical nurse specialist in nursing education at the Bay Pines (FL) VA Healthcare System. She is the author of Shared Governance: A Practical Approach to Reshaping Professional Nursing Practice, published by HCPro, and has published and spoken on numerous topics related to nursing, shared governance, competency assessment, education, and staff development, both locally and nationally. She is currently the treasurer for the National Nursing Staff Development Organization (NNSDO), is an ANCC accreditation appraiser, and has served as an ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® appraiser.
Faculty Disclosure Statement: HCPro Inc. has confirmed that none of the faculty/presenters or contributors have any relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of this educational activity.
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