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Become a preceptor

What preceptors do

  • Provide direct one-on-one support to a learner while simultaneously carrying out clinical responsibilities of the current practice environment for a defined time frame.
  • Mentor the student in an immersive practice setting while maintaining an environment conducive to learning.
  • Supported by a faculty member who acts as a liaison between the university and practice setting for each clinical course.

Clinical experiences for UNB’s bachelor of nursing, master's of nursing nurse practitioner students occur throughout New Brunswick, supporting the needs of the province while providing students with diverse learning opportunities.

We are always open to expanding our partnerships and clinical locations.

Become a UNB preceptor

Join the exceptional group of healthcare professionals supporting our future registered nurses and nurse practitioners.

Are you a registered nurse in New Brunswick? Learn more about becoming a preceptor with UNB.

Are you a nurse practitioner or physician in New Brunswick? Learn more about becoming a preceptor with UNB.

Become a preceptor with UNB

Nurse practitioners and physicians

If you're a nurse practitioner or physician, your clinical expertise is valued! Become a part of the UNB faculty of nursing graduate academic unit by applying for graduate teaching or honorary research associate membership.

In these roles, you can contribute by participating in committees, teaching graduate-level courses, or supporting student research by serving as a co-supervisor for Master of Nursing theses or projects.

Graduate teaching associates

Graduate teaching associates are highly qualified individuals typically employed outside UNB whose professional expertise position them to take up teaching and mentoring roles within the master of nursing program.

Honorary research associates

Honorary research associates are highly qualified individuals typically employed outside UNB whose expertise and involvement serve to enrich the teaching, supervision, and/or the research capability of UNB Nursing.

Meet our honorary research associates

Join UNB Nursing

Become a part of the UNB faculty of nursing graduate academic unit by applying for graduate teaching associate or honorary research associate membership. 

Contact mnprogram@unb.ca to learn more about which category of membership is best suited for you.