Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) Online is in search of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Registered Nurses (RNs) whose discipline may include family practice, women's health, pediatrics, adult-gerontology, psychiatric-mental health, med-surg, among other medical practices. The requirements to become a preceptor vary by program.
Preceptors are valuable healthcare providers who share their experience and help mentor nursing students by providing real-world learning opportunities and experiences in a clinical setting. As a Baylor preceptor, you will be working with nursing students that have been educated at the highest level of academic excellence. Additionally, you will help advance the careers of nursing professionals and give back to the profession in which you yourself received mentorship. In fact, many preceptors find great pride in giving back to the profession in which they work.
The focus of the AGACNP population includes the entire spectrum of adults including young adults, adults, and older adults. The AGACNP serves as an advocate for patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic illness, disability, and/or injury to improve patient outcomes. The role encompasses care ranging from disease prevention to acute and critical care management. A preceptor must have the following criteria:
- Unencumbered license to practice as an Advance Practice Nurse in the state in which the rotation(s) is occurring.
- Eligible to practice in an advanced practice role as deemed appropriate by the state's Board of Nursing.
- Board certified as a nurse practitioner or advanced practice nurse.
- Functioning as an advanced practice nurse in a specialty practice setting.
- Minimum of one year of experience in the role as a nurse practitioner.