PREP LTC offers free preceptor eLearning Course for LTC homes

Posted On: August 31, 2022

The PREP LTC preceptor eLearning Course is a self-directed online learning solution consisting of eight interactive eLearning modules. Each module takes about 40 – 90 minutes to complete totalling seven hours of learning. The modules include downloadable resources, learning exercises and interviews with experts, which help LTC homes build positive placement experiences with PSW and nursing students as well as IENs.

Backfill pay

PREP LTC will cover the backfill costs of team members acting in preceptor roles. Backfill payments are for completing all eight modules of the PREP LTC eCourse through the eLearning Hub. Backfill pay is $25 per hour x 7 hours = $175 per team member.

Backfill support is limited and provided on a first-come, first-served basis. To qualify for backfill, LTC homes can enroll in PREP LTC by visiting To learn more about and enroll in the free course, visit


The PREP LTC eLearning Course was developed by the Ontario CLRI at Baycrest and is built on the success of the ministry-funded Preceptor Education Program (PEP) in collaboration with the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Western Ontario and with Fanshawe College School of Nursing.

PREP LTC is led by the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging in collaboration with the Ontario CLRI teams at Baycrest Health Sciences and Bruyère. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the Province.

About the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care

The Ontario CLRI is funded by the Ministry of Long-Term Care, and hosted at Baycrest Academy for Research and Education, Bruyère Research Institute, and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging.

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