WVAHEC and WVUICRH Community Preceptors Faculty Development Site

Credit: up to 3.5 hours CME, up to 3.9 Nursing Contact Hours, up to 3.25 ADA CERP dentistry credits.
Credit Fee: Free to WVU Faculty and Field Faculty / $20 per module for external participants

Target Audience

This course is suitable for medicine, nursing, and dentistry preceptors (field faculty) located in community health centers, free clinics, private practices, medical clinics, group practices, etc. 

Following completion of this web course, participants should be able to:

Interprofessional Education

  • Recognize the advantages of IPE and collaborative practice
  • Describe the four Interprofessional competencies developed by the WVU IPE Workgroup
  • Recognize the barriers and challenges to IPE in practice (ex. Preceptor’s time)

Setting Expectations for the Rotation

  • Define the job description and role of preceptors in health sciences education
  • Examine the core values of a preceptor and discuss the best and worst characteristics of preceptors
  • Describe how to evaluate rotation goals and objectives
  • Identify ways to create elements of effective rotations
  • Examine specific student issues on experimental rotations

Feedback

  • Recognize the importance of feedback as part of any educational endeavor and in improving learning experiences
  • Identify differences between feedback and evaluation
  • Discuss methods of effective feedback in clinical settings

Clinical Teaching

  • Discuss the importance of clinical teaching in the health professions and strategies for improving teaching in clinical settings
  • Identify opportunities and challenges of clinical teaching

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