TITLE

Preceptor de Jour?: Solving the Problem of Juggling Preceptors

AUTHOR(S)
Wolfe, Cary Sue
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2004, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the efforts of the author to organize a better system of orienting new staff nurses at Tenet's Atlanta Medical Center in Atlanta (Ga.). Number of beds at the facility; Ratio of new nurses to preceptors at the facility, resulting in the new nurses being assigned to several different preceptors, frequent schedule changes, and difficulty keeping up with their progress; Result of a meeting of current preceptors, who gathered to brainstorm how to improve the training process; Establishment of a preceptor committee, which resolved scheduling conflicts among other duties.
ACCESSION #
17123296

 

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