How to preceptor an overly confident NP student?

It is extremely important to recognize an overly confident student. The following should be considered to help facilitate teaching and feedback to an overly confident student:

    • Do not escalate any confrontations.
    • State the objective facts that support your position.
    • Find a common goal on which you can agree.
    • Actively listen to their response.
    • Prior to exiting the conversation, agree on a plan.


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