Definition of preceptor in English:

preceptor

Pronunciation /ˈprēseptər/ /ˈprisɛptər/

noun

  • A teacher or instructor.

    ‘Weekly inservice programs can help educate potential preceptors about precepting students.’
    • ‘For Tagore, the teacher is a preceptor whose living example is more important and influential than his learning or scholarship.’
    • ‘Committed, competent nurses need support from educators, preceptors, supervisors, peers, and mentors.’
    • ‘It is important to remember these two types of personalities when educators and preceptors plan lessons, classes, or demonstrations.’
    • ‘When educators, preceptors, and managers relive situations, it is a form of storytelling.’
    • ‘It is a must for educators, preceptors, and managers of perioperative services.’
    • ‘At four schools, preceptors were available for counseling and to act as resource people.’
    • ‘Invitational education assumes that preceptors will display trust, respect, intentionality, and optimism toward preceptees.’
    • ‘The course also includes an education module for preceptors.’
    • ‘The challenge for nurse preceptors is that perioperative education takes place in a complex environment.’
    • ‘All details of his upbringing, training and education are to be guided by the preceptor.’
    • ‘Using this instrument, preceptees' attitudes toward their preceptors may be identified and professionally inviting practices determined.’
    • ‘Seasoned preceptors can teach, express their feelings about a given situation, and satisfy their need to demonstrate their knowledge by telling stories.’
    • ‘A faculty preceptor from each school assumed the responsibility for selecting students and the on-site supervision of the student research assistants.’
    • ‘Ideally, the preceptor fosters an open learning environment.’
    • ‘Minority pharmacy graduates may be willing to serve as mentors or preceptors for minority students and participate in student recruitment activities in their local area.’
    • ‘After the classroom component of the program was completed, the educators and manager placed the students with preceptors in the clinical areas.’
    • ‘Other documented ratios were three to four students per preceptor, and four students per three preceptors.’
    • ‘The educator then placed the student with a preceptor for that day.’
    • ‘Her peers compliment her on being an excellent teacher, preceptor and team member.’
    educator, tutor, instructor, pedagogue, schoolteacher, schoolmaster, schoolmistress, master, mistress, governess, educationalist, educationist

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin praeceptor, from praecept- ‘warned, instructed’, from the verb praecipere (see precept).