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CH-AP Module 1: Role of the Preceptor in a Clinical Environment

CH-AP Module 1: Role of the Preceptor in a Clinical Environment

This is a self-paced program.

Narrarator: John A. Coverstone, AuD

CEUs: Two Tier I Hours

Duration: 2 hours
(Note: Eight (8) Tier I CEU's are awarded after successful completion of Modules 1, 2, 3, and 4)

Who Should Attend: Clinical supervisors, audiologists who wish to become a preceptor, current audiology preceptors, AuD clinical faculty, recently graduated audiologists, industry audiologists

Instructional Level: Intermediate
Program Focus: Knowledge and Skills

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web seminar will be able to:

  1. Explain the role of the preceptor in clinical instruction;
  2. Describe the history and evolution of student supervision and precepting in the profession;
  3. Differentiate the roles of preceptors, mentors, and supervisors;
  4. Identify the stakeholders in the precepting process;
  5. Discuss the roles of each stakeholder, and their interrelationships.
Description:

Module 1 is the first of four training modules on the pathway to earn the nationally recognized Certificate Holder–Audiology Preceptor (CH-AP) designation. All training modules provide ideas, tools and resources to effectively manage students in clinical placements, and validate the current state of an audiologist skills, tasks and abilities as a preceptor through online assessments. The CH-AP program introduces a new level of consistency in the quality and constructiveness of clinical experiences.

What Does Module 1 Content Cover?

1. Professional responsibilities and obligations of a preceptor
2. The attributes of an effective preceptor
3. The historical context for and current role of preceptors in audiology education
4. The roles and interactions of stakeholders in the precepting process
5. Accrediting bodies in audiology and their requirements for training programs
6. Activities, processes and resources needed to bring students into a clinical placement
7. Legal obligations and considerations for preceptors