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Search examples:

  • preceptorship
  • preceptors
  • "preceptor training"
  • "clinical teaching"
  • "clinical competence"
  • "clinical education"
  • "medical education"

Combine phrases:

  • (preceptorship OR preceptors) AND "occupational therapy"
  • ("professional practice" OR fieldwork) AND "occupational therapy"
  • "clinical education" AND anxiety AND student

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Using subject terms (controlled vocabulary) to search databases can often help you find more relevant results. Below are some example subject terms and phrases to help you get started with your search.

Subject terms for PubMed:

"Preceptorship/standards"[MeSH Terms]

"Clinical Competence/standards"[MAJR]

"Preceptorship/methods"[MeSH Terms]

Subject terms for CINAHL, ProQuest, etc.

Professional-Student Relations
Education, Occupational Therapy
Student Supervision
Preceptorship Evaluation
Professional-Student Relations Evaluation
Students, Medical Psychosocial Factors
Student Attitudes
Interprofessional Relations
Education, Clinical

Keyword search phrase examples:

“professional-student relationships” AND “radiologic technology”
“interprofessional relations” AND “student attitudes”
“education, clinical” AND ethics

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.Library subscription databases and database content are indicated by a blue bulldog paw print icon next to the link. PCC students and staff should enter their myPittCC username and password to access online databases from off campus. Clinical instructors should use the same username and password that is used to access Public Moodle. Please contact the Library if you have any questions or access issues: (252) 493-7360 or