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Nov. 21, 2024


9:00am - 12:00pm




2024 Missouri Preceptor Academy — Two-Day Virtual Event


  • Thursday, Nov. 21 — Day One
  • Friday, Nov. 22 — Day Two


Any registered nurse or allied health employee serving as a preceptor in a health care setting. A preceptor is responsible for introducing students and/or new employees to the profession. Preceptors are responsible for orientation to policies, procedures and the dynamics of the clinical environment. Preceptors act as role models, educators, socializers, evaluators, protectors and eventually as mentors. Preceptors model new skills, observe and help the student or new employee with these skills, and evaluate competency.


Dedicated and competent preceptors are vital to the success of health care organizations and to the retention of health care professionals. Our mission is to take a proactive approach in the education and support of preceptors in the health care community.


Preceptors take on the vital role of orienting new staff to their roles, as well as onboarding new staff to the culture of the department and organization. The Missouri Preceptor Academy is designed to engage and grow current and future preceptors with key education tools and strategies to foster a strong preceptor/orientee relationship. This interactive program provides information and practical tools to improve preceptor abilities. As a preceptor, you can make a difference in how a new employee adjusts to your hospital.


Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • describe essential preceptor knowledge and skills
  • describe strategies to facilitate the transition of health care professionals
  • outline strategies to improve the retention of health care professionals
  • develop ongoing support mechanisms for preceptors

General Information

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.

AXIS Medical Education
MHA Health Institute

General Information


  • $99 per person for MHA members
  • $199 per person for Nonmembers

Register on or before Saturday, Nov. 16, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.


Program materials will be provided. Class size is limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

A confirmation email will guarantee registration and include a link to a Myers-Briggs assessment that you must complete by the date indicated on your confirmation to receive the assessment at the preceptor academy for which you have registered.

Education Partner

Supported by an educational grant from APS.

Additional education partnership opportunities are available.

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.


MHA Health Institute


Contact An Expert

Jean Klindt

Jean Klindt

Director of Workforce Programs

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573-893-3700 | ext. 1337

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