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For Preceptors

Thank you and welcome to you and your facility as a preceptor and practicum site for the UNC Dietetic Internship. Your commitment to mentoring a soon-to-be professional in the field of dietetics is greatly appreciated.

Communication via telephone, email, or in person is encouraged. Dynamic interaction is essential to the success of this program, so please don’t hesitate to ask questions or provide feedback. Together this will be a rewarding experience for all involved.

Here you will find information necessary to fulfill your responsibilities as a preceptor. The documents and forms found on the website are intended to facilitate your work with the dietetic intern as he or she completes the practicum experiences. The forms may be saved and filled out on your computer, then printed for mailing or faxing. Handwritten forms are also accepted.

If you are interested in receiving CPEUs for being a preceptor, please visit the links below.

Preceptor Resources

Preceptor Training

View PowerPoint presentation to prepare for your role as a Preceptor!

Preceptor Manual

Learn about expectations, evaluations and progress reports for interns.

Characteristics of Effective Preceptors

Evaluate your self-assessment to be an effective preceptor.

 

Code of Ethics

Follow guidance on dietetics professional practice and conduct.

Workman's Compensation

Find policy information and what to do if an intern is injured on the job.

Continuing Professional Education

Seek continuing professional education through the CDR Online Campus.