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Table 1 Preceptor’s positive and negative perception in item analysis

From: Preceptors’ perception of their role as educators and professionals in a health system

Statements Positive Perception (%) Negative Perception (%)
1. The presence of the student in the work environment overloads my activities. 55.6 44.4
2. The presence of the student displeases the users. 67.5 32.5
3. The quality of my work improves with the students’ presence. 76.9 23.1
4. I have no autonomy to develop educational plans. 56.2 43.8
5. The service network is co-responsible for the health care students’ training. 90.7 9.3
6. My preceptorship activities follow the National Curriculum Guidelines. 77.8 22.2
7. I have the resources needed to develop my educational activities. 53.3 46.7
8. My preceptorship activities integrate the student in the health care team. 88.5 11.5
9. I had pedagogical training to develop the preceptorship. 55.4 44.6
10. I have my management’s support to develop the preceptorship. 73.8 26.2
11. I am able to develop educational activities. 90.7 9.3
12. The whole health care team participates in the students’ training. 44.9 55.1
13. I take part in the discussion forums of the Teaching-service integration. 63.6 36.4
14. My work activities were reorganized because of the students’ presence. 55.6 44.4
15. I know the curriculum of the course in which I am a preceptor. 64.5 35.5
16. The presence of the student compromises patient safety. 80.2 19.8
17. My preceptorship activity is recognized by University professionals. 57.8 42.2
18. My practice allows me to articulate the biological, social, and cultural aspects of the health-disease process. 86.1 13.9
19. I identify the population’s health care needs to establish educational goals. 85.1 14.9
20. My educational goals do not take the population’s health care needs into account. 82.4 17.6
21. I use database to keep updated. 89.5 10.5
22. My educational goals take attitudes, skills, and knowledge into account. 96.0 4.0
23. I know my students and take their previous knowledge into account. 79.4 20.6
24. I adopt the theoretical and practical correlation in the preceptorship. 94.4 5.6
25. I am aware of my own learning needs. 95.7 4.3
26. I always evaluate my student. 85.4 14.6
27. I evaluate my student at the end of the process. 72.0 28.0
28. The students’ evaluation is not my responsibility. 85.3 14.7
29. I learn from my students. 97.8 2.2
30. I develop research activities with the students. 74.4 25.6
31. The presence of the student generates conflicts in the team. 60.4 39.6
32. My workspace is adequate for the preceptorship. 46.0 54.0
33. I am paid to be a preceptor. 38.0 62.0
34. I am interested in pursuing a teaching career. 87.0 13.0
35. My activity as a preceptor improves my quality of life. 87.0 13.0
  1. Note. Positive perception = TA and A; Negative perception = I, D and TD