Preceptors are a critical link in nursing education. Preceptors have the opportunity to shape the next generation of nurses. This program has been developed to prepare staff nurses to work as clinical preceptors for undergraduate nursing students. Although specifically desgined to assist the RN precepting student nurses, this content also applies to nurses precepting new graduate nurses and new orientees. This project, in part, was funded by a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship Grant.