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ICU nurse preceptors' perceptions of benefits, rewards, supports and commitment to the preceptor role: A mixed-methods study.

Andy Macey, Cameron Green, Rebecca J Jarden

Nurse Education in Practice | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021


This paper explores Intensive Care nurses' perceptions of benefits, rewards, supports and their commitment to the role of preceptor. A questionnaire, consisting of Likert-scales and open-ended questions was used to collect data during October 2018. Preceptors were committed to their role. Correlations were found between preceptors' perceptions of benefits or rewards and commitment to the role (p = 0.003, r2 = 0.39) and perceptions of support and commitment to the role (p = .001, r2 = 0.46). Altruistic benefits were perceived to be of the greatest importance. Participants who recognised the importance of preceptorship for the organisation were more likely to be committed to the role. Eighty-t..

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