Skip to main content

Table 6 Categories and issues for the preceptors’ perception of their role as an educator

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

Category Issues Comments
Educator Role Model “To have a positive influence in the development of future professionals, giving them the opportunity to be a part of a participative, ethical and humanizing process.” (Social Worker)
  Tutor “Leader, mentor, supervisor and tutor role.” (Nurse)
Integrator of theory and practice Integration “The preceptor helps the students to identify the population’s health needs, in the training process, allowing them to give their learning a better direction.” (Pharmacist)
Commitment Reflection and Action “Gets involved in the development of pedagogical activities to raise students’ critical awareness, never forgetting their roles as reality changers.” (Physician)