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Preceptor Award - Call for Nominations 2022


We are delighted to announce the call for the 2022 Preceptor of the Year Award. This award is designed to recognise and reward clinical staff who have made an outstanding contribution as preceptors to our undergraduate nursing and midwifery students and are creative in their approaches to facilitating student learning during clinical practice experience.  The award also reflects the value which the School of Nursing and Midwifery places on the importance of clinical practice education and on promoting excellence within preceptorship.

All preceptors within clinical practice are eligible for nomination. Candidates must be registered nurses or midwives, be a preceptor to undergraduate nursing or midwifery students, and be employed in the following hospitals/clinical sites associated with the TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery: St James’s Hospital, Tallaght University Hospital, Naas Hospital, HSE Mental Health Services, St. Patricks Mental Health Services, Stewarts Services, Muiriosa, The Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital and the Rotunda Hospital.

The award application process is in two parts:

(i) the preceptor candidate is nominated by a current registered undergraduate nursing or midwifery student who completes the nomination application form;
(ii) once the nominated preceptor agrees that they are willing to go forward, they complete an application form for the award.

A panel compromising of members of the Joint Working Group (members include TCD and Clinical Personnel) will consider all applications and decide on the successful candidate.  The successful candidate will receive their award at the annual School Awards Ceremony held in Michaelmas term.

The award is a €250 voucher.

The deadline for nominations is close of business on Friday 20 May 2022

Nominate online

Student nomination form

Role of the Preceptor

Preceptor of the Year 2022 Poster

Tá Scoil an Altranais agus an Chnáimhseachais, Coláiste na Tríonóide, Baile Átha Cliath, rangaithe ag uimhir a 1 in Éirinn agus ag uimhir
46 ar domhan de réir Rangú QS ar Ábhair Ollscoile an Domhain.

The School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin is ranked 1st in Ireland and 46th in the World in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2021.