Key Elements to Developing a Preceptor Program.

@article{Nash2017KeyET,
  title={Key Elements to Developing a Preceptor Program.},
  author={Denise Duffy Nash and Monica Flowers},
  journal={Journal of continuing education in nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={
          508-511
        }
}
BACKGROUND With competition from so many nursing programs seeking clinical sites and numerous nurses entering the health care industry, it is imperative to have a nurse preceptor program in health care institutions. METHOD This article attempts to identify the essential components of a preceptor program by reviewing the literature, surveying RNs to identify curriculum, and suggesting an evidence-based preceptor program of value. RESULTS Although there is much in the published literature and… 
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