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Your Role as a Preceptor Benefits for Primary Preceptors

Professional Development Preceptor CE Credit

Academic & Clinical Educational Affairs contact & Regional Site locations


Benefits for Primary Preceptors

The following benefits are available to you as a primary preceptor:

Preceptor Continuing Education Credit
Library Services
Computer Hardware/Software Discounts
Matthews KCOM Bookstore

Preceptor CE Credit

Thank you for serving as a Preceptor for third and/or fourth year ATSU-KCOM medical students. Please complete the form at the webpage below to request your CE credit.

1. Go to
2. Under Departments click on Continuing Education
3. Select KCOM Clinical Preceptor CE Credit Request from the CE menu
4. Complete form

This web page is only for third and fourth year clinical rotations. Do not complete this form to request credit for the Early Clinical Experiences Rotation Program. This program is for second year students. Please contact the Missouri AHEC Program at 660.626.2887 regarding this credit.

For Osteopathic Physicians:
Osteopathic physicians serving as preceptors in any AOA approved osteopathic medical education program may be granted Category 1-B credit. A maximum of 60 hours of AOA Category 1-B for preceptoring may be applied to the 120-hour requirement. Upon receipt of the completed Clinical Performance Evaluation for the rotation, CME credit will be confirmed. Credit for osteopathic physicians is submitted to the AOA on a quarterly basis (April, July, October, January).

For Allopathic Physicians:
Preceptor credit will be issued to allopathic physicians upon request. Upon receipt of the completed Clinical Performance Evaluation for the rotation, CME credit will be confirmed and you will receive a letter from the KCOM-CME office indicating the number of hours of credit earned. Please allow 6-8 weeks for processing. Allopathic physicians can then submit the CME credit letter to their accrediting agency.

If you have any questions, please contact the Clinical Educational Affairs office at 660.626.2187.

Click here for a listing of current 1-A Continuing Education opportunities.

Library Services

The A.T. Still Memorial Library provides a number of services to KCOM preceptors as described below. Each of these links will take you to the library website (in a new window). To return to this page, simply close the library window.

The A.T. Still Memorial Library provides a number of services to KCOM preceptors as described below.

Library Services

Reference Services Are you finding the information that you need? Would you like to improve your ability to find information? Contact Jean Sidwell, Library Director, at 660.626.2336 or or Margaret Hoogland, Distance Support Librarian, at 660-626-2340,
Catalog Access Preceptors are able to access the library's LANCE catalog as well as the statewide MOBIUS catalog.
Interlibrary Loan

Do you need a copy of an article or a book? Contact Leisa Walter, document delivery, at 660.626.2030 or and identify yourself as a preceptor and the rotation site address. Please provide the maximum amount of available information on the article citation request.

This link provides more info on Interlibrary Loan. Or go directly to the ILL form.

Computer Hardware/Software Discounts


Computer and Peripheral Purchases

ATSU qualifies for academic pricing with selected computer companies. You can configure your machines with educational discounts via the following website.

  • CDWG is one of ATSU's primary suppliers of technology related products. ATSU employees, students or preceptor receive the same pricing as the University. Simply visit the CDWG website to determine the item you wish to purchase, and then call Sue or Jen at 1-866-339-5201 for a quote on the price afforded via your ATSU discount. CDWG will verify with our Information Technology Department elgibility of ATSU discount.

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

  • Teaching Physicians connects medical schools and resideny programs to community preceptors. The site offers videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information. Please see informational pamplet