(1) Clinical preceptors may be used to enhance, but not replace, faculty-directed clinical learning experiences.

(2) When utilizing preceptors, faculty members are responsible for:

(a) ensuring safe, accessible and appropriate supervision based on client health status, care setting, course objectives, and student level of preparation;

(b) ensuring appropriate preceptor qualifications and scope of responsibility;

(c) ensuring that the preceptor demonstrated competencies related to the area of assigned clinical teaching responsibilities and will serve as a role model and educator to the student; and

(d) providing the lecture and laboratory portions of a course.

History: 37-8-202, 37-8-301, MCA; IMP, 37-8-202, 37-8-301, MCA; NEW, 1997 MAR p. 626, Eff. 7/1/97; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 1080, Eff. 5/23/03; TRANS, from Commerce, 2006 MAR p. 2035; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 2651, Eff. 11/13/10; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 644, Eff. 5/29/15.