After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Identify the roles and responsibilities of a preceptor.
2. Review standards and principles related to becoming a preceptor.
3. Explore effective communication strategies, including giving feedback and managing difficult conversations. 
4. Discuss the techniques that facilitate learning and stimulate critical thinking. 
5. Formulate an individualized, goal-directed orientation plan based on learner needs. 
6. Discuss the value of self-care for yourself and others. 


Heather Clark, MSN, RN-BC
Nurse Educator D3B, S3400, S1400, and Infusion Suites
Nursing Professional Practice
Baystate Medical Center 

Melissa Buxton, MSN, RN, CMSRN
Nurse Educator
Springfield 2400 and 6400
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.


Session date: 
09/28/2021 - 8:00am to 10:15am EDT
Baystate Medical Center Chestnut 5
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 2.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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