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Clinical Sites - Keeping Students Engaged



Full course description

CAPACITY offers free, self-paced courses designed to help clinical instructors in non-acute care pre-licensure nursing courses strengthen their clinical teaching knowledge and skills in public health, community health and primary care settings.

This module is designed to enhance the clinical experience for learners in the ambulatory care setting. The content in this module is applicable to those who have direct hands-on contact with the learner, which may include the clinical preceptor or the academic clinical instructor. General adult learning principles, as well as teaching and evaluation techniques will help the clinical instructor feel confident in developing rapport and providing constructive feedback.


  • Identify appropriate principles for student engagement.
  • Determine strategies that actively engage students.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of student engagement activities.

Contact Hours:

Emory Nursing Professional Development Center (ENPDC) is accredited as a provider of nursing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Attendees to this CNE activity will be awarded 0.5 contact hours by ENPDC. To obtain contact hours participants must attend and participate in the entire activity, click onto all links, review all resources as well as complete the evaluation at the end.


ENPDC has evaluated everyone who has the ability to control content of this activity (planning committee members, subject matter experts, presenters) and found they have no conflict of interest.


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