The Practitioner as AssessorBy
- Sue Howard, MA, DNT, DNCert, RHV, RGN, Acting Assistant Director, Education, Royal College of Nursing, London, UK
- Anne Eaton, BSc, RNCTCertEd, RNT, RM, RGN, Vocational Qualifications/Education Adviser, Department of Nursing Policy and Practice, Royal College of Nursing, London, UK
Assessment of practice is the key to providing quality of care. This text demystifies the process and is an essential resource for any practitioner involved in the assessment of students of nursing in practice and health care assistants doing S/NVQs in Care. This highly practical guide to the underlying principles of assessment and mentorship focuses on outcomes and competencies as a method of ensuring fitness for practice. Exercises are included that allow readers to consolidate their understanding of the assessment process.
Paperback, 136 Pages
Published: May 2003
Imprint: Baillière Tindall
1. National nursing strategies and their impact on practice.
2. The move to a competency based curriculum: 'Fitness for practice'.
3. Assessment in practice.
4. Assessment: Scottish and National Vocational Qualifications and National Occupational Standards.
5. Assessment: nursing programmes.
6. Assessment: building on what you already know - AP(E)L.