Anonymous Nurse: What are the requirements for a staff nurse to be a preceptor?
Nurse Jesse: The rules regarding faculty and preceptor requirements can be found here: https://codes.ohio.gov/ohio-administrative-code/rule-4723-5-10
(5) For a preceptor as defined in paragraph (CC) of rule 4723-5-01 of the Administrative Code:
(a) Completion of an approved registered nursing education program in a jurisdiction as defined in paragraph (R) of rule 4723-5-01 of the Administrative Code;
(b) Experience in the practice of nursing as a registered nurse with demonstrated competence in the area of clinical practice in which the preceptor provides supervision to a nursing student;
(c) A baccalaureate degree in nursing is preferred; and (d) Current, valid licensure as a registered nurse in the jurisdiction or foreign country where the supervision of a nursing student’s clinical experience occurs.
This response is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.