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Preceptors play an integral role in onboarding our newest Health Care Professionals. Research shows that strong preceptors are an essential component in adapting to new work environments, competency development and job satisfaction.

The Preceptor Treasures program focuses on excavating the hidden talents of experienced nurses through workshops and support. Nursing professionals who are interested in becoming a preceptor, or refreshing mentoring skills, can attend the following workshops, which are offered throughout the year:

WORKSHOP DETAILS

WORKSHOP 1 focuses on Essential Preceptor Skills
WORKSHOP 2 focuses on Communication Skills for Preceptors

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Target Audience Targeted for Health Care Professionals who are or will be in the Preceptor role, with or without Preceptor experience; elective programming for VUMC Staff.
Prerequisite Recommended, but not mandatory, to take Workshop 1 before Workshop 2
Date(s) Workshops 1 & 2 are offered multiple times throughout the year.
Time(s) Workshop 1: 8:00am - 12:30pm
Workshop 2: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location(s)

Nursing Education and Professional Development
3401 West End, Suite 790 - Room C
Nashville, TN 37203
VUMC Staff can take the
Purple Shuttle Route
VUMC and Non-VUMC can park in the guest lot for $4 (cash)

Contact Hour(s) Workshop 1: 4 Contact Hours
Workshop 2: 3.5 Contact Hours
Certification Contact Hour Certificate
VUMC Staff VUMC Staff Non-VUMC Staff Non-VUMC Staff
Cost Workshop 1 & 2: No cost for VUMC Staff Workshop 1: $75
Workshop 2: $40
Registration Workshop 1: LMS registration*
Workshop 2: LMS Registration*
Workshop 1: Register online
Workshop 2: Register online
or Printable registration form for either workshop
Inclement Weather Policy

Nursing Education and Professional Development's Inclement Weather Policy applies

Questions? Contact Us

Susan Bosworth, MSN, RN, FNP
Nursing Education Specialist
615-875-4865
susan.bosworth@vanderbilt.edu

Shelly Padgett, BSN, RN.
Nursing Professional Development Specialist
615.875.3524
shelly.padgett@vanderbilt.edu

Vanderbilt Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver Vanderbilt Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver.