Preceptor eLearning Course


Course Modules & Objectives

Module 1 – The Role of the Preceptor

1.1  Understand the role of a preceptor
1.2  Be prepared as a preceptor – Before the student arrives
1.3  Plan an effective orientation
1.4  Set clear and relevant goals
1.5  Create an effective learning relationship
1.6  Build foundational communication skills

Module 2 – Teaching Methods and Learning Styles

2.1 Identify characteristics of learners
2.2 Identify characteristics of effective teachers
2.3 Identify and accommodate various learning styles
2.4 Understand intergenerational issues for learners and instructors
2.5 Identify and apply effective teaching strategies

Module 3 – Evaluation and Feedback

3.1 Understand the differences between evaluation and feedback
3.2 Understand the function of feedback in the learning environment
3.3 Build a relationship that is conducive to effective feedback and evaluation
3.4 Understand formal feedback or evaluations
3.5 Create and deliver effective feedback
3.5 Understand timing, pacing, structure, and frequency
3.7 Understand barriers to effective feedback and how to overcome them

Module 4 – Supporting Students’ Learning Needs

4.1  Discover the types of learning needs that students face
4.2  Identify students who may be facing learning challenges
4.3  Identify the factors that might precipitate a challenging learning situation
4.4  Identify appropriate strategies for challenging learning situations
4.5  Plan next steps when interventions have failed

Module 5 – Fostering Interprofessional Learning

5.1  Understand the differences between IPE and IPCP
5.2  Understand the benefits of IPCP
5.3  Identify and apply the competencies of collaborative practice
5.4  Identify and create opportunities for your students to engage in IPE
5.5  Getting started: Setting up an IPE Experience for Students
5.6  Guiding interprofessional learning
5.7  Evaluating interprofessional competencies

Course Content

Total learning: 50 lessons / 6 quizzes

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