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  1. Delfino, Paula MSN, RN, ACNS-BC
  2. Williams, Janet L. MSN, RN, CEN
  3. Wegener, Jill M. MSN, RN, CCRN
  4. Homel, Peter PhD. Biostatistician


The purpose of this article is to share the experience of implementation of a preceptor initiative in a large, diverse nursing department. The current literature, program selection, educational workshops, committee structure, and departmental support needed to implement a house-wide preceptor initiative are reviewed, and the results of the research project that was conducted are discussed.