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Author Myrick, Florence.

Title Nursing Preceptorship : Connecting Practice and Education
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
Contents Nursing Preceptorship: Connecting Practice and Education; Contents; PART I: Context; CHAPTER 1Shaping the Preceptorship Experience; The Emergence of Preceptorship in Nursing; Connecting Practice and Education: A Strategic Space for Preceptorship; Preceptorship at the Administrative Level; Collaboration Between Faculty and Preceptors; Summary; CHAPTER 2The Teaching and Learning Climate; The Ideal Teaching-Learning Climate; Creating a Hospitable Climate; Factors That Influence the Teaching-Learning Climate; The Overall Climate of the Organization; Emotional Climate; Physical Environment
Finding Closure for the Preceptorship ExperienceSummary; CHAPTER 9Establishing a Preceptorship Program; Shaping a Successful Program; Maintaining the Structure; Summary
Preceptee Self-EvaluationSummary; CHAPTER 6The Preceptee as Learner; Learning Style; Personality Style; Preceptee as Active Participant; Encouraging the Preceptee to Engage in Dialogue; Preceptee Confidence and Competence; Summary; CHAPTER 7Learning Opportunities; Conflicting Situations; Questionable Competence; The Preceptee Who Does Not Progress; Unethical Behaviors; Summary; CHAPTER 8Communication; Types of Communication; Feedback; Verbal Feedback; Written Feedback; Communication Techniques; Communication Challenges; Preparing for Preceptorship
Preceptors' Responsibilities for Influencing the ClimateSetting the Tone of the Relationship; Maintaining the Relationship; Terminating the Preceptorship Experience Positively; Summary; CHAPTER 3The Players; The Practice Players; Preceptor; The Staff; The Education Players; Preceptees; Faculty; Summary; CHAPTER 4 The Preceptorship Focus; Educational Program Goals; Goals of Administrators in Health Care Agencies; Preceptors' and Preceptees' Goals; Orientation; Evaluation; Summary; PART II: Process; CHAPTER 5The Preceptor as "Teacher"; Selection of Appropriate Patient Assignments
The Preceptees' Learning ObjectivesThe Preceptees' Previous Experience; Discussions With the Preceptees; Connecting With the Faculty; Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking; The Climate You Create; Role Modeling; Guiding; Facilitating; Prioritizing; Questioning; Fostering Preceptee Autonomy; Valuing Preceptees; Collaboration; Other Teaching-Learning Strategies; Prediscussion and Postdiscussion Time; Self-Directed Learning Activities; Attendance at Inservices; Impromptu Observations; Evaluation Techniques; Direct Observation; Anecdotal Recording; Rating Scales; Verbal Feedback
Summary This concise, yet comprehensive reference provides nurses with a resource for their role in the preceptorship experience, whether they are the preceptors, preceptees, teachers of the educational programs, or administrators of the practice agencies. The book discusses the different dimensions of preceptorship as well as addresses directly the teaching-learning climate, goals and objectives of preceptorship, and the nature of the teaching-learning experience. Other areas covered are a look at the student as a learner and the all-important area of communication. A final bonus chapter offers usefu
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Form Electronic book
Author Yonge, Olive.
ISBN 1469880776