A nurse practitioner or licensed physician who served as a preceptor in a preceptorship program approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing may claim a credit in the amount of $1,000 for each nurse practitioner student for whom the nurse practitioner or licensed physician served as a physican preceptor without compensation.
To qualify for the credit, a nurse practitioner or licensed physician must have worked in an area of Maryland identified as having a health care workforce shortage by the Department of Mental Health and Hygiene. The nurse practitioner or licensed physician must have worked a minimum of three rotations, each consisting of 160 hours of community-based clinical training. The amount of this credit may not exceed $10,000.
For purposes of the credit, "preceptorship program" means an organized system of clinical experience that, for the purpose of attaining specified learning objectives, pairs a nurse practitioner student enrolled in a nursing education program that is recognized by the Maryland Board of with a nurse practitioner or licensed physician who meets the qualifications as a preceptor.
For more information about certification, go to the Department of Health website .
If you claim this credit, you'll need to upload a copy of your certification in order to e-file your Maryland return. We'll ask for this on a later screen.
If you mail your return, be sure to attach a copy of your certification to your tax return.