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  1. Hello everyone, I am in my last semester of RN school and we will precept this semester. We have to come up with 10 learning objectives that I am definitely having trouble putting down on paper. I will be on a Med-Surg floor for (7) 12 hour shifts. T...
  2. Wrong Department?

    I have been an OR nurse for almost 7 years. I became burnt out and decided to move into the ED. My current preceptor (who has been an RN for 9 months) has become increasingly annoyed with me. I have not made any medication errors or caused any p...
  3. I recently graduated from a nurse practitioner (NP) program and experienced the infamous preceptor struggle that many students complain about. Like many NP schools, my school does not provide their students any assistance with finding preceptors. Stu...
  4. I am set to be done with the PMHNP program at Herzing Univ after my Spring 2023 semester (Jan-April). However, my clinical preceptor I had lined up just fell through. Now I need a PMHNP for 180 clinical hours. My application deadline is early October...
  5. Thank you for the feed back. I have now been training in the nicu now for a little over two months and it hasn’t gotten any better. I was really hopeful that it was going to be a better environment for me to work in. My preceptor is really nice ...
  6. pinkdoves

    Tips For Being A Preceptor

    For some unknown reason my supervisors have selected me to be a preceptor for the nurse interns coming this Summer. I have only a little over a year of experience and have never been a preceptor before. Also, as a new nurse, I had THE WORST experienc...
  7. I'm an FNP and I want to share some advice that I assumed was obvious, but apparently is not. I started precepting students this fall and I had four over the semester. Two were rock stars - one is just graduating and I recommended her for a job with ...
  8. Ruby Vee

    Precepting the Preceptor

    If you believe everything you read on allnurses, preceptors, by and large, are awful people put on earth to torment new grads. Since I genuinely believe that most preceptors honestly try to do the very best they can (however reluctant they might have...
  9. Dear Preceptor, This past Spring 2010 semester, I was assigned to you for a whole semester to learn the ins and outs of being a nurse independent from my classmates. It was just you and I. I was excited when I began this semester-long process of lear...
  10. Orientation. Advice on precepting

    Hi experienced nurses. I’m a 5 year med/surg tele nurse at a community hospital. It’s A large unit. I just started precepting a new hire/rehire about three weeks ago. She’s at week six already. I’m told she’s been working at an office as a health co...
  11. By 0900 on the first day of orientation with her preceptee, Sheila knew, and groaned inwardly. Her preceptee, Kyle, was a know-it-all. During rounds on their patient in the designated COVID-19 ICU unit, the intensivist musingly mentioned transfusion...
  12. I've been a nurse for the past 5-6 years; back ground PH, Ambulatory care, and case manager for patients that are transferred to acute care inpatient/obs, snf, and back etc. My new job is hospital inpatient cm. This hospital is very new to me; servic...
  13. To My Preceptor

    Throughout my orientation, I found not just a preceptor, but a mentor, a colleague and a friend. I am forever grateful that, for me, she provided a safe environment free of hostility and judgment - but one conducive to teaching, learning and growing....
  14. Welcome student NPs and prospective student NPs! Part 2 This is the second part of a two part series, if you haven't read the first installment, start there, if you have, welcome back. First off, a little about me. I am a board-certified Family Nurse...
  15. Many nursing students make the transition from regular, group clinical rotations to working one on one with "real nurses", or preceptors, during their senior year. Preceptors put a lot of time, energy and heart into helping teach the students during ...
  16. Hi everyone. I am a third semester nursing student and just recently started working as a PCA/PCT in the same hospital system as my clinical site. I have noticed during my PCA orientation that the hospital that I work at isn't "nursing student frie...
  17. Preceptors and Preceptees

    Being a preceptor is one of the most important roles a nurse can fill. It’s a vital role as nurses transition to practice whether new grad or experienced nurse. allnurses.com's Community Manager, Mary Watts, BSN, RN interviewed Kelly Powers, PhD, RN,...
  18. Hardhands

    Preceptor is a bully....

    OK so here is the background: I'm a new grad starting in the ER were I worked as a CNA for the last year of school. I am 40 years old and a guy. I was assigned a preceptor who I knew would be tough but I have discovered that she is an abusi...
  19. I'm precepting a new grad who will be on nights (I'm day shift - lack of evidence staff on nights meant that I was chosen to precept for her first several weeks). We are in week eight by now, and I'm starting to feel like I've failed her. ? I'm hopin...
  20. Hi I need help on making a wise decision. I just started my career as an LPN and my first week has been hell. I was hoping this dream job would focus on patient care but so far it has been gossiping, a lack of respect from colleagues due to my precep...
  21. Late for Practicum

    Unfortunately, I was late to clinical with my nurse practitioner preceptor by thirty minutes. I forgot to call. The reason I was late was due to a family death. I know it was unprofessional. How do you recover from this faux pas? She told me if I was...