The preceptor course is a 4 hour session designed to prepare nurses to help new employees transition to their unit and to help new graduates transition to their roles. The class focuses on the following topics:
Roles of the Nurse Preceptor, Teaching and Learning Styles, Adult Learning Principals, Generational Connections, Benner’s Novice to Expert Skill Acquisition, How to give Feedback, Conflict Communication and Tools and Resources for the Preceptor. Manager approval is required and a pre-learning healthstream module must be completed, which also includes a Learning Style Assessment (VARK).
The class is limited to 20 for small group break out activities and discussion. 3.9 contact hours are awarded.
You will be clocking in and out while attending this course. It is your responsibility to ensure your unit work schedule reflects your registration. Working the night preceding or following this course will prohibit you from attending and you will be turned away at the door.
About the Class:
Prior to class, you must self-assign and complete the Healthstream module called VIRGINIA HOSPITAL CENTER – PRECEPTOR BASICS. Be sure to follow the link in this module to complete the VARK Learning Style Assessment.
Please arrive early and be in your seat at the start time of the class. You will not be allowed late entry. No "Drop In" students will be allowed, all students must be registered for the class. Children of attendees are not allowed. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be given a link to complete a survey. A Contact Hour certificate of completion will be emailed to you, which can be uploaded to PEEPS.
VHC Main Campus Classroom 3
Terms and Conditions:
TO CANCEL YOUR REGISTRATION PLEASE EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
This class may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment, if this occurs, you will be given a minimum of 48 hours notice.
VHC Employees – Failure to attend or cancel 72 hours prior to the class will result in a cancellation fee of 40.00 dollars being deducted from your VHC paycheck.