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This workshop focuses on competence and skills that nurse practitioners and physician assistants need when serving as preceptors. These include time management, critical thinking, providing evaluation and feedback, nurse practitioner/physician assistant program information, learner styles, motivating, and working with a challenging preceptee.
Statement of Need and Purpose
Advance practice provider (APP) training programs rely on high quality graduate clinical preceptors to provide real-world clinical experiences and socialize students to the role of the APP. Nurse practitioner and physician assistant training programs often do not include preceptor development. Many graduate clinical preceptors have never received formal preceptor training and feel deficient in their ability to set goals, create an adequate learning environment, provide feedback, and evaluate student performance in a busy clinic setting.
The purpose of this interprofessional workshop is for nurse practitioners and physician assistants to attain the necessary skills to become effective and successful preceptors.
This workshop is designed to meet the needs of nurse practitioners and physician assistants and other health care providers who precept graduate students in their clinical practice.
Elements of Competence
This CE activity is designed to change learner competence and performance, focusing on the American Board of Medical Specialties’ areas of practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, and professionalism, Institute of Medicine area of working in interdisciplinary teams, and the Interprofessional and Nursing areas of roles/responsibilities, interprofessional communication, and teams/teamwork.
Following this workshop, learners will be able to:
- Name two techniques for evaluating critical thinking in graduate clinical learners
- Demonstrate providing timely, specific feedback to a graduate clinical learner
- Describe a plan for addressing challenging student encounters
- Distinguish between nurse practitioner and physician assistant student competency prior to clinical rotations
- Identify precepting strategies to use when delivering healthcare through telemedicine
Learners will participate in interactive simulations and cased-based and small group discussions that focus on real world experiences. Pre- and post-activity scenario-based tests and evaluations are required.
7:50 - 8:20 AM
Kristen Panther / Sarah Williamson
Evaluation and Feedback
Motivation and Challenging Preceptee
Precepting Strategies for Telemedicine
Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.
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Sarah Endicott, DNP, APNP, GNP-BC, Clinical Professor, UW-Madison School of Nursing
Sarah Endicott is a board-certified geriatric nurse practitioner with experience in adult medicine and memory diagnostic centers. She is the population lead for the Adult/Gerontology Primary Care DNP Cohort. In addition to teaching, Dr. Endicott maintains a clinical practice in skilled nursing facilities in rural Wisconsin. Her interests include advanced care planning and the education and support of caregivers for people living with dementia.
Kristen Panther, MSN, APNP, ANP-BC, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, UW Health
Kristen Panther is licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber and board-certified in adult health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. In her work, Kristen focuses on health promotion of well adults and chronic disease management, with specific interest in women's health (including contraception), diabetes, hypertension, nutrition, and lifestyle management of obesity.
Beverly J. Speece, MTS, PA-C, Director of Clinical Education/Clinical Instructor, UW–Madison PA Program
As the PA Program Director of clinical education, Speece oversees and coordinates onsite experiences for students during the clinical component of the program. She first joined the UW–Madison PA Program in 2005 as a course coordinator for clinical medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency medicine, and the professional issues for physician assistants and assumed the responsibility of Director of Clinical Education in May 2013.
Speece is a 1997 graduate of UW–LaCrosse’s first Physician Assistant Program, and her background prior to PA school involved teaching various science courses at Madison College, working in an intensive care unit and volunteering as an EMT. Clinically, Speece has worked five years in family practice in the Twin Cities, 10 years in emergency medicine in Madison and Milwaukee and one year in cardiology in Milwaukee.
Sarah Williamson, MPAS, PA-C, Faculty Associate, UW–Madison PA Program
Sarah Williamson, MPAS, PA-C, joined the UW–Madison Physician Assistant Program in Spring 2020. Williamson says she gained new appreciation for education while practicing at UW Hospital and Clinic’s cardiovascular medicine clinic. “Coming to an academic center I knew I’d be teaching, but I didn’t realize just how much—or how much I would enjoy it!”
Williamson arranges second-year rotations and testing, strengthens relations with current clinical sites and build connections with new sites. A specialist in cardiovascular electrophysiology, she also teaches cardiology in the Physician Assistant Program.
|Sarah Endicott, DNP, APNP, GNP-BC, Clinical Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing||Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Program Coordinator, UW–Madison Nursing Professional Development||Beverly J. Speece, MTS, PA-C, Director of Clinical Education/Clinical Instructor, UW–Madison PA Program|
|Nina Berge, BA, Administrative Assistant, UW–Madison Nursing Professional Development||Kristen Panther, MSN, APNP, ANP-BC, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, UW Health||Sarah Williamson, MPAS, PA-C, Faculty Associate, UW–Madison PA Program|
|Emily Jumper, Specialist-APP Education & Professional Development, UW Health-Office of Advanced Practice Providers||Rosa Retrum, MSE, Clinical Coordinator, UW–Madison PA Program|
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Policy on Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this continuing education (CE) activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. *The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re‐selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live webcast activity for a maximum of 4.50 ANCC contact hours.
Iowa Board of Nursing accepts ANCC contact hours for nursing continuing education requirements.
AAPA Credit Designation Statement
|The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This live activity is designated for 4.50 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation|
American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .45 CEUs or 4.50 hours
- 4.50 AAPA Category 1 CME
- 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.50 ANCC Contact Hours
- 4.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours