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Preceptor Information

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County

Preceptors make a difference in the lives of students who are learning to become Registered Dietitians by acting as a mentor and training the dietetic professionals of the future. The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship welcomes new preceptors that are willing to offer supervised learning experiences in the dietetic practice areas of clinical nutrition, community/public health nutrition, and foodservice systems and management. 

Benefits of Being a Preceptor

There are many benefits to being a preceptor with the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship, including:

  • Offers preceptors access and resources to a new pool of staff
  • Preceptors can market their community partnerships
  • Preceptors help provide a competent workforce for businesses and organizations
  • Preceptors help provide competent resources for the community
  • Interns aid preceptors by providing free work assistance while they learn their competencies
  • Interns aid preceptors by learning how to work well with other members of the health care team
  • Preceptors have the opportunity to serve on the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship Advisory Council
  • Preceptors are offered free continuing education hours from Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship sponsored activities
  • Preceptors have the opportunity to network with sponsoring agencies and regional dietitians

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If you are interested in becoming a preceptor with the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship, please contact us at 727-861-5250 or Pasco.Web@FLHealth.gov.

Florida Department of Health in Pasco County Dietetic Internship Preceptor documents:

Facility Form (PDF 44KB)

Preceptor Application (PDF 142KB)