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Preceptor Program

The Preceptor Programs are optional, off-campus educational programs for qualified students in their last trimester or qualified recent graduates of Palmer College. It allows them an opportunity to gain experience with a Doctor of Chiropractic in the private practice setting. Through a mentorship-type relationship with a licensed chiropractor, a student or recent graduate has an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the everyday management of a private practice. Depending on the location of the preceptorship, they may perform a variety of patient care procedures under the direct supervision of the licensed chiropractor.

In an ideal preceptorship, interns or recent graduates perform chiropractic adjustments, examinations and X-rays. However, state regulations may limit their performance to the duties a chiropractic assistant would perform or to observations only.

Intern Preceptorship Program Forms (Pre-Graduate):

Post-Graduate Preceptor Program Forms:

Visit our Preceptorships page to obtain information on the Preceptor Programs.

Jennifer Steward, M.B.A.
Director of Clinical Co-Curricular Programs
Phone 563-884-5819
Fax 563-884-5822
Email: jennifer.steward@palmer.edu

Sonya Willers
Administrative Assistant/Clinic Capstone Programs
Phone: 563-884-5819
Fax: 563-884-5822
Email: sonya.willers@palmer.edu

Mailing address:
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Clinic Capstone Programs
1000 Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52803-5287

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Advancement Office
800-722-2586, Ext. 3
563-884-5453
alumni@palmer.edu

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