The “One Minute Preceptor” method, described by Neher, Gordon, Meyer and Stevens (1992), is a quick and focused way to teach in the busy context of a clinical setting, and can be used effectively when there is little time for lengthy discussions. 
The “One Minute Preceptor” uses the following five ‘microskills’:
- Get a commitment from the learner. (What do you think is going on here/what are the most important issues?)
- Request evidence to support the above conclusions. (Can you tell me what you’re basing that on/how you arrived at that?)
- Introduce general rules. (In these kinds of cases, (insert general rule).
- Reinforce correct conclusions (You’re right about (blank)
- Correct any mistakes. (One thing that you need to keep in mind here is (blank)).