Marquette University's College of Nursing Transition to Practice Program


Effective Preceptoring: Tools for Practice awards contact hours through the Wisconsin Nurses Association and consists of eight modules organized around the function of preceptors as professional role models, socializers, learning facilitators and evaluators. It seeks to help preceptors …

The modules include:
 Module 1: Introduction to the Preceptor Role
 Module 2: Connecting the Preceptee to the Organization
 Module 3: Understanding the Preceptee's Learning Needs
 Module 4: Understanding the Preceptee's Personality
 Module 5: Creating the Preceptee's Learning Plan
 Module 6: Fostering Critical Thinking and Clinical Decision-Making
 Module 7: Communication Skills and Conflict Resolution
 Module 8: Competency Assessment and Feedback

To begin the Effective Preceptoring: Tools for Practice course, follow these steps:

  1. Have your username and password ready. (You should have received these from your nursing education coordinator.)
  2. Print out the information page and have it with you as you begin the course.
  3. To get started, log in for course access (enter your username and password provided by your nursing education coordinator). 

If you are a nursing education coordinator and would like to register a
nurse for this class, please e-mail us with your information. Someone from
our program will contact you.


College of Nursing Mission Statement

Through a transformational Catholic, Jesuit education, Marquette University College of Nursing prepares nurse leaders to promote health, healing and social justice for all people through clinical practice and development of nursing knowledge.