Resources for Clinical Educators

Regarding student supervision and evaluation:


Regarding online continuing education for student supervision:

  • The following Alberta Health Services resources are available on the external website:
    • Developing a Learning Plan
    • Preceptor Learning Module
    • Student Placement Orientation Tool
      *Additional preceptor e-learning modules for AHS staff can be accessed internally through My Learning Link.
  • The University of Western Ontario has the following in depth modules, requiring about 30-45 min per module to complete, with content relevant to both students and preceptors. Descriptions and access to each module are available at
    • Preparation and Orientation 
    • Anti-Oppressive Practices
    • Developing Learning Objectives
    • Developing Clinical Reasoning
    • Reflective Practice
    • Feedback and Evaluation
    • Successfully Navigating Conflicts
    • The Virtual Placement
  • The University of British Columbia also has 8 short (10-20 minutes each) interactive modules that can be completed in any order. 
    • Setting the Stage for Clinical Teaching
    • The Role Learning Plays in the Practice Education Experience
    • Enhancing Your Teaching Skills
    • Fostering Clinical Reasoning
    • Giving Feedback
    • The Evaluation Process in Practice Education
    • Supporting the Struggling Student
    • Strategies for Resolving Conflicts