In this section of the School of Nursing and Midwifery website, preceptors can access a wide variety of information relating to the role of preceptor to student nurses while on clinical placement. If you have any further questions in relation to perceptorship please contact the CPC or the Link Lecturer in your ward/unit /area.
Assessment of clinical competence is an essential component of any health related professional program. Clinical assessment in our school currently comprises of:
Each student being assigned a registered nurse/midwife clinical preceptor
Preceptor and student working together in clinical practice
Student and preceptor agreeing the number of competencies and level of attainment for each placement
- Steinaker and Bell's (1979) experiential taxonomy (exposure, participation, identification and internalization) being used to assist in identifying the level of competency and skill attainment appropriate for each year of their program.
An On-Line Support Package for trained Preceptors (Registered Nurse/Midwife), Student Nurses and Student Midwives which Provides an Over-view of the Clinical Assessment Process supported by funding from NAIRTL
For Clinical Learning Outcomes booklets, please click here
For Competency Booklets, please click here
Buddy Support System (287kB)
CLO and Competency Booklets