South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

South Metropolitan Higher Education Consortium

Three Decades of Higher Education Excellence Through Collaboration

Allied Health Preceptor Academy

The Preceptor Academy is a one-day workshop geared toward allied health professionals serving as preceptors working with students in a clinical setting.

Topics covered during the academy include:

  • Examining the roles and responsibilities of a preceptor
  • Learning needs and goal setting
  • Assessing and meeting the learning needs of preceptees
  • Identifying strategies to support the preceptee in the socialization process
  • Understanding the impact of personality type on professional and personal relationships
  • Discussing techniques to promote constructive communication between the new staff member and the preceptor
  • Demonstrating how to provide effective and constructive feedback on performance
  • Discussing human resource and legal issues associated with precepting

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