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Become a Preceptor

Prepare future Nurse leaders by sharing your expertise and talents with current students by providing real-world learning opportunities within your practice. As a University of South Carolina College of Nursing Preceptor you will be working some of the best and the brightest nursing students.

Why Precept?

Shape the next generation

As a USC preceptor over a semester, you will share your knowledge and expertise by educating Nurse Practitioner students and provide learning opportunities within your current practice.

With the USC College of Nursing MSN programs being offered online, NP preceptors are needed across the country in a variety of clinical settings.

“I became a preceptor because I recognized the importance of giving back to the nursing community and the need to help fellow nurses grow & advance in their practice.”

Angela Dykes, USC Preceptor

Benefits of being a USC preceptor

  • Verification of preceptor hours for ANCC or other certification agencies (many certification agencies offer CE credit for precepting)
  • SC preceptor tax credit beginning in 2020
  • Access to potential new UofSC College of Nursing-educated employees
  • Access to seminars and training (some with CNE and ANCC credit)
  • Eligibility for nomination to become a Non-Academic Non-Paid Affiliate appointment with the University of South Carolina College of Nursing

State Preceptor Tax Credit

Many states (including South Carolina) offer personal state income tax credits and deductions for prectors. 

South Carolina Preceptor Tax Bill 

SC State Senate Bill 314 provides personal state income tax credits and deductions for eligible clinicians in South Carolina who precept students on clinical rotations. 

  • For Assistance with tax credit forms and other paperwork, contact:  Sherene Chavous at 803-777-7412 

To register as a preceptor, or if you have questions contact

Jeanne C.
Jeanne U. Cavanaugh
803 – 777- 7128



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