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Authors

  1. Nicol, Pam MPH, RN, Grad Cert Paed Nsg
  2. Young, Melisa PGDip (Paed Nsg), RN, RM, Cert Child Health

Abstract

A 1-day sail-training program that aims to increase graduate nurse preceptor skills was evaluated. Preliminary results suggest that this experiential learning is an effective way to develop graduate nurse preceptors. Awareness of graduate nurses' needs has been heightened, and skills in clinical teaching have been developed. It is indicated from the limited results that the outcomes are sustained over time, but further evaluation is needed.