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UH Manoa Nursing welcomes Hawaii licensed APRNs, MDs, DOs, and RPh State of Hawaii residents who practice primary care in Hawaii to serve as clinical preceptors for primary care family and adult/gerontology NP students. This volunteer position does not receive monetary compensation.

What are the benefits of being a preceptor?

A preceptor shares best practices and clinical wisdom with the next generation of clinicians.

As a preceptor, you may:

  • obtain continuing education credits for re-licensure
    • 120 hours of precepting
  • apply for the Hawaii Preceptor Tax Credit Program
    • $1,000 for 80 hours of precepting, up to a max of $5,000
  • become an clinical faculty member with UH Manoa Nursing
  • stay current with knowledge and best practices in education
  • develop your clinical teaching skills
  • facilitate recruitment and hiring of APRNs for your organization
  • contribute to the nursing profession by teaching
  • connect with the next generation of clinicians and with UH Manoa Nursing

What is expected of preceptors?

UH Manoa Nursing expects each preceptor to complete the free online course covering the role, responsibilities, and techniques for guiding clinical learning in a supportive non-threatening manner.

The preceptor guides student learning in the clinical setting and partners with the UH Manoa faculty to ensure student learning. Preceptors provide input to the faculty member related to the student’s clinical skill development and the faculty is responsible for the evaluation of student performance. The faculty conducts site visits during the rotation and is available to the preceptor and student, as needed. The preceptor participates in the mid-term and final assessment meeting with the student and faculty.

At the end of the semester, the preceptor completes a brief evaluation of their precepting experience to provide their input related to the experience of being a preceptor.

How to Apply

Complete the APRN Preceptor Form to request more information about becoming a preceptor.

Contact

Picture of Wendy Suetsugu, JD, MSN, RN
Wendy Suetsugu, JD, MSN, RN
Director for Clinical Placement

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 402
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5179
Fax: (808) 956-3257
Email: wendyy@hawaii.edu

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