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Team Preceptorship Model: A Solution for Students' Clinical Experience

By Angela Cooper Brathwaite and Manon Lemonde

Abstract

There is a shortage of registered nurses in developed countries, and this shortage is due to the aging nursing workforce, demand for healthcare services, and shortage of nursing professors to teach students. In order to increase the number of clinical placements for nursing students, the authors developed and implemented a collaborative preceptorship model between a Canadian University and Public Health Department to facilitate the clinical experiences of Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BScN) students. This paper describes the Team Preceptorship Model which guided the clinical experience of nine students and 14 preceptors. It also highlights the model's evaluation, strengths, and limitations

Topics: Clinical Study
Publisher: International Scholarly Research Network
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3169842
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