4th Friday Preceptor Development - Introduction to Precepting

July 15, 2022

The 4th Friday Preceptor Development Series will provide regular programming for LMU-DCOM preceptors working with 3rd and 4th year students on clinical rotations. In the preceptor needs assessment administered in Fall 2021, preceptors self identified several knowledge gaps, including difficulty managing time constraints, understanding the baseline knowledge of students on rotation, knowing what to teach in the office, and knowing how to best communicate with and engage students. This monthly series of one hour virtual sessions delivered over the noon hour is part of a new initiative by LMU-DCOM to provide regular preceptor development programming to address ongoing preceptor needs.

Target Audience

LMU-DCOM physician preceptors

Learning Objectives

  • Familiarize yourself with the responsibilities of being a preceptor.
  • Integrate these responsibilities throughout each rotation.
  • Know student requirements and review their work daily.
  • Contact Office of Clinical Education early and frequently with any feedback, questions, or concerns.
Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
07/15/2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/15/2022 - 1:00pm EDT

Danielle Darter, MD | Danielle.Darter@LMUnet.edu

Dr. Danielle Darter is board certified in family medicine. She is an assistant professor of family medicine at
DCOM at LMU-Knoxville and has been precepting students for over 10 years. Dr. Darter also practices both
inpatient and outpatient medicine.

There are no financial relationships to disclose.

The Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. LMU-DCOM designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

UNE COM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME through the joint providership of University of New England and LMU-DCOM. University of New England is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


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Required Hardware/software

Learners will need a device with Internet access and the ability to enter a Zoom meeting.