Video: What Makes a Successful Preceptor?


We asked dietitians from across B.C. to share their experiences on what makes a successful preceptor. The perspectives of both preceptors and practice education students are captured in two separate videos below.

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Thank-you to all who contributed to the creation of this video.

Thank-you to all who contributed to the creation of this video.

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