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new graduate, nursing, preceptor, preceptor strategies, servant leadership, Transition to Practice



  1. Thomas, Cynthia M.
  2. Allen, Roberta
  3. Edwards, Jane


ABSTRACT: Being a preceptor for a new nurse or a student is a great way to promote the future of nursing. However, most nurses have not been taught how to be an effective preceptor. Eight strategies for effective precepting are presented. Servant leadership is discussed as a theoretical basis for serving as a preceptor.