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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a pilot study evaluating the validity and reliability of the Cotter Preceptor Selection Instrument (CPSI), which is used to assess attributes of potential preceptors.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the need for a preceptor selection tool through a review of the literature.
  2. Summarize the development and content of the CPSI and the results of the pilot study.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: JNPD0718
Published: Jul/Aug 2018
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Elizabeth Cotter, PhD, RN-BC; Patricia Eckardt, PhD, RN; Lois Moylan, PhD, RN