Becoming a GRH preceptor / supervisor is an exciting experience which allows you to connect with students by building trust and responsibility, while easing the transition from professional practice into healthcare. Becoming a GRH preceptor / supervisor is also an excellent opportunity for professional development and growth within your position.
What are preceptor / supervisor roles / responsibilities?
The preceptor and student must work together and communicate effectively in order to achieve the best possible learning experience. Depending on the type of student you take on, your roles and responsibilities as a preceptor / supervisor may change. Roles of a preceptor include being:
- A role model
- A teacher
- A facilitator
- A guide
- An evaluator
Learning opportunities for preceptorship
Throughout the year, preceptor workshops are held by various organizations. These workshops are aimed to provide additional learning opportunities to employees interested in becoming a preceptor.
Currently, there are no available workshops. Please check back later.
If you are interested in learning how to be a preceptor or improve your preceptorship experience, please feel free to consult the following documents:
- Effective Preceptorship: A Guide to Best Practice - University of Saskatchewan
- Preparing to be a Preceptor: A Handbook for Preceptors Practical Nurse Program – Alberta Health Services
- Preceptor Handbook: Faculty of Nursing – University of Manitoba
If you have any questions, contact:
Professional Practice Coordinator