A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring

By Karen Elcock, BSc MSc PGDip CertEdFE RN RNT FHEA, Director of Practice and Work-based Learning, Practice Education Support Unit, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Reading, UK and Kath Sharples, BN MA PGDip PGCert RGN RNT, Learning Community Education Advisor, Practice Education Support Unit, Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University, Brentford, UK


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