8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 
Broadway Building, Suite 1630
Course # 08309

Capacity: 30

Course description

This course is part of the Preceptor Training program and is designed for new or experienced preceptors precepting new graduate nurses, nursing students and experienced RNs. The role of the preceptor will be defined, and participants will learn to facilitate the transition of new employees into their UC Davis Health System roles. This interactive and fun class provides techniques and strategies for addressing common preceptor and preceptee challenges and opportunities.

Discussions include: generational differences, adult learning theory, assessment of learning styles, effective communication techniques and conflict management. An overview of  the Nurse Residency Program will be provided. This program was updated in 2012. Staff that have completed Preceptor Training prior to 2010 are encouraged to complete the updated Preceptor Training program.

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for 6.5 contact hours.

The University of California, Davis Medical Center is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.


Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

This class is for UC Davis Health System employees only.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.


Parking is available in lot 25, approximately one block from the Broadway Building on 50th Street next to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6.