Description

Are you mentoring students or other staff?

This is an indispensable handbook for:

  • both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice
  • academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes
  • link lecturers who support mentors in practice.

Key Features

  • Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing
  • Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards
  • Skills focus, using case studies
  • Hints, tips, insights and humour
  • Supporting the student with a disability
  • Using simulated learning
  • The role of the sign-off mentor

Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Mentoring Today

2 Mentoring and the NMC

3 Preparing for Students

4 Understanding the Practice Assessment Document

5 Orientation and the Initial Interview

6 Giving Feedback

7 The Midpoint Interview

8 Supporting the Failing Student

9 The Final Interview

10 The Role of the Sign-off Mentor

11 Mentoring Students with Disabilities

12 Mentoring Challenges

13 Using Simulated Learning

14 Evaluating the Learning Experience

Appendix: The developmental framework to support learning and assessment in practice

Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702047725
Print ISBN:
9780702039461

About the authors

Karen Elcock

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Practice and Work-based Learning, Practice Education Support Unit, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Reading, UK

Kath Sharples

Affiliations and Expertise

Learning Community Education Advisor, Practice Education Support Unit, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Brentford, UK