Presentation on theme: "Paramedic Preceptor Training Program"— Presentation transcript:
1 Paramedic Preceptor Training Program 2013-2014 Condell Medical CenterEMS SystemPrepared by: Mark Dzwonkiewicz, CMC Lead Paramedic InstructorReviewed & Revised by Sharon Hopkins, RN, BSN, EMT-P
2 Condell Medical Center EMS System ContactsMichael Pearlman, MD EMS Medical DirectorDeborah Semenek RN, EMT-P, EMS System CoordinatorSharron Hopkins RN, BSN, EMT-P, EMS EducatorAnnette Mulle, EMS Office CoordinatorMark Dzwonkiewicz, FP-C, LI, Lead Paramedic Instructor
3 Who should review this Paramedic Preceptor Training Program? Paramedics in CMC EMS SystemNurses in clinical areas (pre-assigned locations)Preceptors in off-site areas (pre-assigned locations)Requirements to function in preceptor role as a paramedic:Minimum of 1 year in your positionand6 months functioning in CMC EMS System
4 Success of the Preceptorship Success of a preceptorship is determined by the relationship between the student and the preceptor.Students look to preceptors for answers and guidance.Preceptors are an extension of the classroom.
5 Role of a PreceptorSupport students to make them feel they are safe and valuedDemonstrate by example how competent staff perform their jobKnow and appreciate the student’s knowledge levelRemember what it was like to be a student yourselfFacilitate learning rather than controlling itPreceptor directs the process of learningStudent sets the pace of learningDirect, coach, support, and delegateBe willing to provide constructive and regular feedback on student’s performanceBe responsible for the student for the entire shift the student is scheduled
6 Preceptor Bill of Rights All preceptors have the RIGHT to:-Be treated with dignity and respect-Be free from intimidation or harassment-Expect their students to discuss and/or demonstrate coreknowledge-Expect their student will be eager to learn-Expect their student will initiate questions-Be creative in student instruction-Report student deficiencies they perceive-Be free from the threat or act of retribution
7 Student Bill of Rights All students have the RIGHT to: -Be treated with dignity and respect-Be free from intimidation or harassment-Make mistakes; have a preceptor who is able to correct and/or intervene-Expect their preceptor wants to teach-Expect fair and impartial evaluations-Expect fair and reasonable answers to questions-Not be subjected to inappropriate situations-Report situations to appropriate supervisor without threat of retribution or retaliation
8 Laws of LearningIndividuals accept and repeat responses that are pleasantFirst impressions are lastingRepetition yields habitSkills not practiced are forgottenDramatic experiences leave lasting impressions
9 Adult Learners Characteristics Self-directed Are motivated by their desiresWant to participate in planning and evaluationRelate current experience to previous experiencesWant to be heardWant their efforts acknowledgedWant to be treated with respect and dignity
10 Environment Conducive to Learning Display mutual respectCollaborate; don’t competeHave open, 2 way communicationFeedback is encouraged and enhances growthFeedback needs to be concurrent, immediate and shared in a manner void of blame or personal attacksFeedback should never be provided as a put down
11 Student DevelopmentStudents are in a process of developing entry level knowledge, skills and behaviorsStudent development is a gradual phased progressionOrientation and a plan outlining activities and expectations for the rotation should be reviewedStudents appreciate the opportunities to participate in activities and learn from observing practices of more experienced colleagues
12 Benner’s Theory: From Novice to Expert 2. Advanced Beginner3. Competent*4. Proficient5. Expert* (goal of entry level)Benner, P (1982) From Novice to Expert. AJN 82( 3),
13 Capability of Novice Student Participate in orientation program(s)Perform in an observational roleDemonstrate competency of BLS skills Possess a general knowledge baseBe able to follow directionsBe dependablePossess an attitude open to learning
14 Capability of Advanced Beginner Begins to focus on ALS SkillsModel behaviors observedAdditional responsibilities added if student can demonstrate they can handle more and are approved through the training program and are functioning within their scope of practiceOverall patient management should be the responsibility of the preceptor
15 Competency (goal of entry level) Proficient Student Focuses on overall patient managementDemonstrates team leadership skillsDemonstrates evaluation completed thoroughly and with accurate assessmentDelegates tasks to other team membersCapability for accurate treatment, transportation decisions, effective communicationDisplays confidence, performs with authorityDemonstrates flexibility and professionalism
16 Student Clinical / Field Log Front Page:Student enters clinical information regarding patient contactsStudent documents assessments and interventions performed during rotation /shift
17 Proctors review Back Page: Please perform student evaluations! Preceptor must sign each evaluation!Your feedback is essential to the students education.All proctor evaluations are reviewed by the EMS office.
18 Providing Feedback Start with positive feedback Needs to be timely Find something to say!Reinforces behaviors and encourages repetitionNeeds to be timelyNeeds to be objectiveNeeds to be constructiveWhat was done rightWhat opportunities for improvement are evidentNeeds to be documented to provide continuity throughout the learning process
19 Proctors make a difference! Thank you!Condell Medical Center EMS SystemOffice
20 ResourcesParamedic Preceptor Training Program Module 2 CE Highland Park Hospital EMS System.