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Preceptors make a difference in the lives of students who are learning to become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists or Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered by acting as a mentor and training the dietetic professionals of the future.

  • Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor Part 1
    Members can earn 1 CPEU by viewing the NDEP webinar from 2017 titled, “Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor.” The webinar’s main objectives are to: differentiate effective versus ineffective preceptors, identify characteristics of effective preceptors, demonstrate how to be an effective preceptor and mentor.

    1. View “Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor” webinar.
      Note: To view the webinar, you may be prompted to download Cisco’s WebEx Player application. This webinar cannot be played on mobile devices
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    2. Download the CPEU certificate*

    *This program is approved for RDs, RDNs, DTRs and NDTRs under Activity Type 175 in accordance with CDR guidelines. RDs and RDNs may claim up to 15 CPEUs under this CPE Activity Type in a recertification cycle; DTRs and NDTRs may claim up to 10 CPEUs.

    Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor Part 2

    Members can earn 1 CPEU by viewing the Part 2 of the NDEP webinar from 2020 titled, “Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor Part 2.” The webinars main objectives are to: recognize important aspects of orienting new interns, distinguish characteristics of interns in relation to helping them succeed, demonstrate effective oral feedback provision for interns, select appropriate intern evaluation tools, and identify strategies to overcome challenges in different rotations.

    1. View “Guide to Being an Effective Preceptor Part 2” webinar.
      Note: To view the webinar, you may be prompted to download Cisco’s WebEx Player application. This webinar cannot be played on mobile devices
      .
    2. Download the CPEU certificate*

    *This program is approved for RDs, RDNs, DTRs and NDTRs under Activity Type 175 in accordance with CDR guidelines. RDs and RDNs may claim up to 15 CPEUs under this CPE Activity Type in a recertification cycle; DTRs and NDTRs may claim up to 10 CPEUs.

    CPEUs for Precepting

    As of June 1, 2017, preceptors may record a total of 15 CPEUs per 5-year cycle for precepting and/or leadership on your Activity Log. For more information and to obtain the necessary forms, visit the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

    Preceptor Training Program

    ACEND® has an 8.0 CPEU Preceptor Training Program available free of charge.