Information for Preceptors
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Become a preceptor

Structured Practical Experiential Program (SPEP)

CORE ELMS

Preceptor resources


Lead by example - become a preceptor

Preceptors are skilled professionals with the insight and judgment only experience can bring. By mentoring students, you can share your hard-earned lessons from the field and give the next generation a head start on their way to careers as effective, caring health care professionals.

Requirements and expectations

Preceptors are expected to:

  • Be committed to working with students
  • Provide specified supervision standards
  • Provide on-going feedback to students
  • Complete mid-term and final evaluations
  • Pursue continued learning in the area of student education
  • Have an interest in teaching and mentoring
  • Have an enthusiasm for the profession
  • Be registered and hold the appropriate certification and have worked a minimum of one year in their profession

To become a preceptor, complete the new preceptor form.

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CORE ELMS

CORE ELMS is an online experiential learning management system which provides communication, accountability and tools for faculty, preceptors, and students. It houses all preceptor, site and student information, forms and resources, and allows for correspondence between the faculty, preceptors and students. All student performance assessments are administered through CORE ELMS.

For technical assistance or to reset your CORE ELMS password, contact us.

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Preceptor resources

Precepting as an accredited learning activity (CPhM)

Dalhousie College of Pharmacy 

Fieldwork educator blog

Preceptor education program (PEP)

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