Key Features

  • Written by multidisciplinary experts with academic and research backgrounds who also possess extensive practical experience in a variety of professional health fields.
  • Reader-friendly, engaging material is grounded in current theory and evidence.
  • Three distinct but interrelated fields - clinical education, professional supervision, and mentoring - are addressed together in one book for the first time.
  • Supervision of professionals in their workplace is covered, as well as professional mentoring for ongoing professional development.
  • Presents complex theoretical material in an engaging, "person-centered" approach.
  • Acknowledges the importance of psychological well-being with chapters on the self in supervision and finding meaning and preventing burnout.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction to clinical education, professional supervision and montoring

Part 1 - Introduction to terminology and definitions Miranda Rose and Dawn Best
Part 2 - Context for clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring Miranda Rose and Dawn Best
Part 3 - Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring a perspective from the UK Della Fish
Part 4 - Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring: a perspective from the USA Marisue Pickering
Part 5 - Clinical education, professional supervision and mentoring: a perspective from Canada Paul Hagler

Section 1 The Clinical Education Process and the Role of the Clincal Educator

Chapter 2 - Models of clincal education Beverly Joffe

Chapter 3 - Costs of clinical education Paul Hagler

Chapter 4 - Exploring the roles of the clinical educator

Part 1 - Introduction Dawn Best
Part 2 - The manager role Louise Brown and Mary Kennedy-Jones
Part 3 - Instructor, observer and provider of feedback Jennifer Marriott and Kirstie Galbraith
Part 4 - Counsellor Role Michael McGartland
Part 5 - Assessor role Helen McBurney

Section 2 Teaching and Learning

Chapter 5 - Domains of teaching and learning

Part 1 - Understanding clinical knowledge and developing clincal expertise Helen Edwards, Dawn Best and Miranda Rose
Part 2 - Manual Skills Margaret C. Hodge and Matthew Oates
Part 3 - Attitudes Dawn Best and Megan Davidson

Chapter 6 - Learning about learning Dawn Best, Miranda Rose and Helen Edwards

Chapter 7 - Reflection, practice and clinical education Marilyn Baird and Jane Winter


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Churchill Livingstone
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