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Advance Practice Providers Grand Rounds - What Do Universities Look for in Preceptors?

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INTRODUCTION

Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

This course is designed for UPMC Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and students enrolled in area NP/PA programs.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the requirements to become a preceptor.
  • Describe the characteristics of a successful preceptor.
  • Define the role of a preceptor.

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (2016). Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education (4th ed.). Retrieved from http://www.arc-pa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Standards-4th-Ed-March-2016.pdf
  2. Danielsen, R., Ballweg, R., Vorvick, L., & Sefcik, D. (2012). The preceptorÂ’s handbook for supervising physician assistants. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  3. Physician Assistant Education Association. (n.d.). Preceptor orientation handbook: Tips, tools, and guidance for physician assistant preceptors. Retrieved from http://paeaonline.org/publications/preceptor-handbook/

Authors:
David C Beck, Jr, MPAS, PA-C — Physician Assistant - ER, UPMC Altoona
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Emily Murphy MPAS, PA-C — Clinical Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh PA Studies Program
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.