Selection of preceptors

Students should meet with their faculty advisor and identify one or more clinical preceptors to guide their immersion experiences in the NP8898 courses. Appropriate preceptors for the DNP immersion experiences include a wide variety of potential experts from which the student may choose. These include, but are not limited to: nurse executives, senior clinicians, skilled informaticists, leaders in health policy development, and leaders from other disciplines with expertise relevant to the DNP student’s area of specialization and immersion objectives. The preferred criterion for selection is that the preceptor hold a senior leadership role in the immersion environment, whether in practice or otherwise. Ideally, preceptors will hold a professional doctorate or a research doctorate; however, exceptions will be made for good reason. The preceptor shall not be a direct report for the student. The student is responsible for providing the preceptors’ contact information on the DNP Immersion Form. Any questions about preceptors can be referred to the clinical placement office at