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Thursday, March 31, 2022

Developing Preceptorship Programs: Part Two (Level: Approaching Readiness & Not Readiness)

Start Date: 3/31/2022 10:00 AM CDT
End Date: 3/31/2022 11:30 AM CDT

Venue Name: Zoom


Organization Name: Tennessee Primary Care Association

Contact:
Desiree Kelly
Email: desiree.kelly@tnpca.org
Phone: (615) 425-5850

Intended Audience
Health center leaders and staff as appropriate

Session Description
Preceptorships are designed to expose medical students to rural primary care practiced in a manner sensitive to the culture. Preceptors play an important and valued role in the overall educational process for students and help them become successful practitioners and colleagues. Preceptors act as mentors and role models helping students strengthen their skills in patient examinations and consultations, diagnostic and treatment assessments, medical recording and reporting, and other aspects of patient care.

Session Objectives

  • Through the information and resources presented, participants will be able to develop preceptorship opportunities, coordinate a residency program, and develop affiliation agreements with academic partners.
  • Describe the framework for a streamlined health professions student training program and best practices for an efficient and effective program.
  • Identify the value of a residency/fellowship program in workforce planning and the necessary structure, design, and content of the 12-month NP residency program to inform workforce investments.
  • Apply knowledge to act on the RTAT data upon release and the free resources available through the National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAPs).
About the Speakers 
Amanda Schiessl, MPP
 is the Project Director/Co-Principal Investigator of the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA's) National Training and Technical Assistance Partners (NTTAP) on Clinical Workforce Development at Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC)/Weitzman Institute. In this role, she leads CHC's work in creating, implementing, and executing innovative training and technical assistance (T/TA) nationally to health centers in the key areas of training the next generation and transforming teams and expanding to emerging issues such as COVID response T/TA and soon-to-launch HIV prevention T/TA. She serves as Project Director for the HRSA HP-ET RTAT national assessment initiative.

Victoria Malvey is the Inter-professional Student Coordinator at Community Health Center, Inc.


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