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Preceptor Orientation, Training and Evaluation (6.21)

Preceptor Orientation, Training and Evaluation (6.21) - Policies, Administrative, UWHC, Department Specific, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetic Internship

6.21

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.21


 Original
 Revision

Page 1
Of 2

Title: Preceptor orientation, training and
evaluation


I. PURPOSE

To guide the orientation, training and evaluation of UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship Program
preceptors.

To inform preceptors of intern feedback through evaluation of staff and rotation experiences.

II. POLICY

Preceptor orientation will be on-going based on an employee’s start date. Training will be held
annually and additional training will be provided on an on-going basis. Preceptor evaluation will
be incorporated into a preceptor’s annual employee evaluation. Preceptors will also meet with
program management following each program semester to discuss intern evaluations of
individual preceptors and their designated rotations.

III. FORMS

Sample Preceptor Training Presentation, 2015
Qualtrics Survey: Intern Evaluation of Rotation and Preceptor

IV. PROCEDURE

A. New preceptors will be oriented and trained individually by the program management
team, specifically the program manager or program director.
a. Orientation will be on-going and will occur as part of the employee’s new
employee orientation and onboarding experience.
B. Preceptor training will occur annually via a mandatory seminar.
a. The seminar will include the Academy’s preceptor training points, but will be
individualized to include information related to the present program.
b. Training will include, but is not limited to content on program structure, ACEND
competencies, ACEND accreditation, program outcomes, evaluation procedures,
roles and responsibilities and resources for additional training.
c. The annual training will be recorded for viewing at any point throughout the
subsequent program year.
C. Preceptor evaluation data will be collected via surveys completed by individual interns
following their rotation experiences with individual preceptors.
a. Intern evaluations of preceptors will be kept in the program manager’s files,

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.21


 Original
 Revision

Page 2
Of 2

Title: Preceptor orientation, training and
evaluation


during the internship year, to assure intern confidentiality during all phases of the
program.
b. The program manager and/or program director will verbally provide feedback to
the site and/or preceptors as program management deems necessary throughout
the program year.
c. Annually, the program manager or program director will complete a summation of
the written and verbal feedback received from interns for preceptors. This written
summation will be sent to the preceptor and their manager after the intern
completes the internship program.

V. COORDINATION

UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship Preceptors
UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship Program Management

SIGNED BY:

Cassandra Vanderwall, MS RD CDE CD CPT
Program Manager, UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship Program