Clinical Educator or Preceptor


Clinical Educators/Preceptors are responsible for supervising, educating, and evaluating students in the setting of direct patient care.


Utilize the hierarchy of questioning as a model of teaching and learning Clinical Teaching
Practice questioning in a supportive, non-confrontational manner Clinical Teaching
Help students develop communication skills  Communication Skills
Prepare students for working on a multidisciplinary patient care team Interprofessional Teamwork
Act as a role model of professionalism Professionalism
Effectively provide feedback to faculty and students Giving Effective Feedback
Demonstrate expertise in evaluation and grading procedures for both formative and summative assessment based on criteria based competencies Student Assessment
Apply knowledge of school procedures and standards for student promotions Refer to your local policies & procedures
Initiate remediation procedures for students who do not meet the competency requirements Remediation and the Difficult Learner
Continuously assess teaching methodology with a commitment to continuous improvement in teaching technique Instructional Methodology 


Good overview editorial with recommended resources: 

Sullivan GM. Resources for Clinicians Becoming Clinician Educators. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: June 2015, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 153-155.