Preceptor Benefits

Current Preceptors

(Individuals who completed 250 precepting hours over the last two years)
  • Non-Salaried Faculty Appointments
    • OSUWMC employees will switch retirement plans with a non-salaried faculty appointment (from OPERS to STRS). Please consult OSU HR for more information at 614-292-1050 or hr@osu.edu.
  • Free CEs
  • Recognition on College of Nursing’s website as a current preceptor – Coming Soon!
  • Periodic features in College of Nursing publications such as Transformations and a Preceptor Spotlight on the College of Nursing social media channels
  • Documentation for clinical hours as a preceptor that can be used for personal benefits (i.e., clinical ladder, specialty re-certification)
  • Tickets to Ohio State sporting events (Football, Basketball, Hockey)

 

Prospective Preceptors

(Individuals who have not precepted in the past two years, but are willing to take a student during a future semester)
  • Access to OSU library resources (UpToDate, PubMed) (Savings: $500+ annually)
  • Free CEs
  • Recognition on College of Nursing's website as a current preceptor – Coming Soon!
  • Documentation for clinical hours as a preceptor that can be used for personal benefits (i.e., clinical ladder, specialty re-certification)
  • Work toward eligibility for the 250+ hours preceptor benefits

 

Preceptor Resources

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing provides an APRN Clinical Preceptor Resources Guide. The information on their website includes explanation of roles and responsibilities of program faculty, clinical preceptors, and APRN students.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) provides information which consists of 34 slides describing characteristics of preceptors, scheduling tactics, template, and focused teaching for clinical experiences for advanced beginner and expert APRN Clinical Preceptors.

American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) website contains helpful information for program faculty, clinical preceptors, and APRN students in nurse-midwifery programs. Including useful tools for qualities of effective preceptors, clinical placement responsibilities, developing resource skills, and preceptor resources.

National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)

The National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) website contains helpful information for use by clinical preceptor nurse practitioner faculties working with acute and primary care nurse practitioner students. Sample resources include working with the overly confident and overly sensitive nurse practitioner students. Free videos are available for use by APRN clinical preceptor that highlights tips on reasonable expectations for the student role.

Certification Bodies

AGPC

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

AGAC

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

PMH

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

FNP

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

AGCNS

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

CNL

Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Examination (CNC)

PCPeds

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

ACPeds

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)

NNP

National Certification Center (NCC)

WH

National Certification Center (NCC)

NMW

American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB)