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Become a Doctor of Nursing Practice Preceptor

Thank you for your interest in being a preceptor for the Idaho State University College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. If you have at least one year of experience as a healthcare provider and you have a passion for educating the next generation of nurse practitioners, then we want you to be our preceptor!

Preceptors can be Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, or Physicians (MDs and DOs). We offer two different options for our Doctor of Nursing Practice program; Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). Our clinical needs are listed in the the following table:

Fall Semester (August - December)
2nd year DNP-FNP Students: 144 hrs. of Primary Care of the Young Adult
2nd year DNP-PMHNP Students: 192 hrs. of Adult Psychiatric Mental Health
3rd year DNP-FNP Students: 240 hrs. of Primary Care Throughout the Lifespan
3rd year DNP-PMHNP Students: 152 hrs. of Psychiatric Mental Health Across the Lifespan
3rd year DNP-PMHNP Students: 40 hrs. of Individual, Group, and Brief Therapies
Spring Semester (January - April)
1st year DNP-FNP Students: 144 hrs. of Health Assessments
1st year DNP-PMHNP Students: 144 hrs. of Health Assessments
2nd year DNP-FNP Students: 96 hrs. of Primary Care of the Child/Adolescent
2nd year DNP-FNP Students: 96 hrs. of Primary Care of the Older Adult
2nd year DNP-PMHNP Students: 192 hrs. of Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health
3rd year DNP-FNP Students: 288 hrs. of FNP Practicum
3rd year DNP-PMHNP Students: 288 hrs. of PMHNP Advanced Practicum

For your reference, the current ISU College of Nursing DNP Preceptor Manual and program curriculums are located below.

DNP Preceptor Manual

Preceptors' Tool Kit Moodle Course

Family Nurse Practitioner Full Time Curriculum

Family Nurse Practitioner Part Time Curriculum

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Full Time Curriculum

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Part Time Curriculum

Thank you for taking the time to inquire about precepting for the ISU College of Nursing DNP degree program!  If you could please donate your time and share your knowledge with our students, it would be very much appreciated! If you are interested in precepting for any of the above clinicals and/or if you have any questions, please contact:

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Tina F. Mladenka, DNP, APRN, CNP, WHNP-BC

DNP Program Coordinator/Clinical Professor of Nursing

Office: Pocatello

208-282-2982

mladtina@isu.edu

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CONTACT US

profnurs@isu.edu

(208) 282-2132


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