Preceptor Model In Nursing Education

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Preceptor Model In Nursing Education - Quiz

The purpose of this quiz is to serve as a convenient means to assess your understanding of the preceptor model of clinical instruction in nursing education.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the conventional clinical training of nurses, the usual ratio of faculty to students is:
    • A. 

      2 to 30

    • B. 

      1 to 4

    • C. 

      1 to 8

    • D. 

      1 to 2

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    In the one-on-one preceptor model:
    • A. 

      The RN preceptor receives a stipend from the nursing program in addition to the salery paid by the hospital.

    • B. 

      The RN preceptor assumes overall responsibility for teaching and evaluation of the student.

    • C. 

      Functions as a role model in the clinical setting.

    • D. 

      Assures that the student is compliant with standards regarding CPR, immunizations, and OSHA standards.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    Advantages of  precptors include:
    • A. 

      Assists in the solution to budget/faculty shortages in nursing education.

    • B. 

      The transition from student to professional may be smoother due to increased confidence.

    • C. 

      Preceptors gain intellectual stimulation.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    For the facilities/hospitals where preceptorship takes place:
    • A. 

      There is a higher recruitment rate of new graduate staff.

    • B. 

      There is an improved retention rate of new graduate staff.

    • C. 

      Patient care is more consistent.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    Most preceptors:
    • A. 

      Are forced into taking this position.

    • B. 

      Are trained in teaching, learning, and evaluation methods.

    • C. 

      Take on a student to lighten their work load.

    • D. 

      Enjoy a sense of fulfillment when paired with a student.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    Other advantages of the preceptor model include:
    • A. 

      Higher pass rates on the NCLEX-RN.

    • B. 

      Students believe they are more competent implementing the nursing process of care.

    • C. 

      Preceptors are inspired to achieve higher standards of care.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 7. 
    The preceptor teaching strategy was founded on:
    • A. 

      The Theory of Evolution.

    • B. 

      The Adult Learning Theory.

    • C. 

      The Theory of Relativity.

    • D. 

      The Chaos Theory.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    The One Minute Preceptor (OMP):
    • A. 

      Was originally incorporated in medical education.

    • B. 

      Is learner centered.

    • C. 

      Derived from the adult learning theory, theory of reflective practice and constructivism.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    The OMP model consists of:
    • A. 

      Securing a commitment and supportive evidence from the student concerning the case.

    • B. 

      The preceptor teaches general rules regarding the case.

    • C. 

      The preceptor tells the student what was done correctly, but also corrects mistakes.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    The principles of clinical instruction incorporates
    • A. 

      An evolutionary process.

    • B. 

      Reinforcement, participation and repetition to enhance learning.

    • C. 

      Variety in learning activities.

    • D. 

      Use of information & skills as soon as possible in the clinical setting.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    Sink or Swim is a preceptor strategy in which
    • A. 

      The student is allowed to function autonomously.

    • B. 

      The student is in contact with the preceptor by mobile phone, pager, and e-mails only.

    • C. 

      The preceptor is immediately available and ultimately responsible for the patient care decisions.

    • D. 

      A & C are correct.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 12. 
    Structured manipulation allows the student
    • A. 

      Immediate involvement with complecated cases as long as there is constant attendance of the preceptor.

    • B. 

      Intense consultation sessions with the preceptor with complexity of assignments given on a gradual basis.

    • C. 

      Both A & B are true.

    • D. 

      Only B is true.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

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