Put Me in Coach! A Preceptor’s Guide to Competency-Based Education

Monday, October 19
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 157658

This session will provide preceptors with an overview of competency-based education and how it can enhance the preparation of students for future nutrition and dietetics practice. The role of the preceptor as a coach and mentor in a competency-based, integrative approach to educating future nutrition and dietetics professionals will be explored. Two programs will share their strategies and innovative best practices to train preceptors. A sample participatory approach to creating a program based, preceptor-student-instructor collaboration will be presented along with a video demonstrating how to use motivational interviewing in coaching a struggling student.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the basic principles of competency-based education
  • Explain the role of the preceptor as a coach and mentor in the Future Education Model programs
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration and mentoring in competency-based education

Performance Indicator:

  • 3.2.1 Advocates for, and participates in, activities that support advancement of the profession.
  • 3.1.5 Seeks opportunities for, and actively engages in, mentoring and mentorship.
  • 9.4.2 Selects and uses appropriate content and teaching methods to meet individual and group needs.

    Moderator(s)

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    Janet Johnson, MS, RDN, LD

    Clinical Associate Professor

    Iowa State University

  • Speaker(s)

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    Gina Pazzaglia, PhD, RDN

    Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, MPS Program in Nutritional Sciences

    The Pennsylvania State University

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    Dawn Clifford, PhD, RD

    Professor and Graduate Coordinator

    Northern Arizona University