Preceptor Selection Guidelines
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
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Individual Concentrations May Have Additional Requirements
Preceptor selection is critical to student success in all Master’s concentrations.
Preceptor candidates must be approved by faculty and meet the following qualifications:
- Earned Graduate degree (preferably in nursing)
- National certification in their specialty area (preferred but not required for all concentrations; Required for NP concentrations)
- 2 years experience
Additional qualities of the preceptor should include:
- Passion for nursing
- Enthusiasm for coaching and/or mentoring others
- Patience when working with nurses new to roles