Become a preceptor

Become a WSU College of Nursing preceptor. Benefits include accruing hours for ANCC re-certification requirements. In addition, you may be eligible to apply as adjunct faculty, which offers further benefits, including:

  • Listing in the University Bulletin and the faculty and staff directory
  • Use of university stationary for university business
  • Use of the name of the university in connection with scholarly and professional activities
  • Receipt of university identification card
  • Receive appropriate university faculty mailings
  • Library privileges
  • Attendance of appropriate faculty meetings on academic matters (with voice but without vote)
  • Attendance of all appropriate faculty social and honorary functions
  • Faculty privileges at the bookstore and ticket offices

Applications are being accepted for the following specialties:

  • Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


  • Nurse practitioners with at least one year experience in clinical specialty
  • Board certified physicians

Articles on being a preceptor:

  • Positive Outcomes of Optimizing StudentPreceptor Continuity in a Traditional Block Clerkship
    Jennifer L. Biggs , Jamie S. Sutherell, Rochelle Remus, Eric S. Armbrecht & Marta A. King
    Pages 202-212 | Published online: 24 Jan 2018
  • Cloete, I. S., & Jeggels, J. (2014). Exploring nurse preceptors' perceptions of benefits and support of and commitment to the preceptor role in the Western Cape Province. Curationis, 37(1), 17.