Susan Ullrich, Ann Haffer. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2009. Softcover; 236 pages. ISBN: 978-0-7637-5845-5

Precepting in Nursing by Ullrich and Haffer previously appeared as a CD-ROM product providing computer-based learning with some interactivity and many downloadable forms. This volume of 10 chapters and 3 appendices takes the new preceptor, as the learner, through the process of developing the next employee or generation of employees for providing patient care. It focuses on the growth of the preceptor as well as that of the developing preceptee. The early chapters focus on defining the roles and responsibilities of the preceptor and the preceptee and considering the legal considerations while fostering the growth of the learner. The middle chapters describe the early phase of preceptor/preceptee interaction, including content in areas that are historically difficult for the new nurse in any role to incorporate, such as time...

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