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Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students / Edition 1

Mentoring Nursing and Healthcare Students / Edition 1

by David Kinnell, Philip HughesDavid Kinnell


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What does effective mentoring mean in actual practice? How can I be a good mentor? This book answers these questions and is designed to offer nursing and healthcare students a foundation in effective mentoring. Chapters examine the roles and responsibilities of the mentor, and how they enhance the process of mentorship. By examining the relevant competencies and knowledge base, the book provides an essential framework for developing the practice skills needed for successful mentoring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847873262
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/20/2010
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of boxes, figures and tables vi

Introduction 1

1 Mentoring nursing and healthcare students 7

2 How can the mentor assist the student to become part of the healthcare team? 31

3 Facilitating the learning of healthcare students 54

4 Assessing healthcare students using a five-dimensional approach to assessment 77

5 Evaluating the effectiveness of mentorship 99

6 What makes an 'effective' placement for healthcare students? 123

7 The practice context in healthcare settings 145

8 Evidence-based practice and mentorship 169

9 Leadership: an integrated role within mentorship 193

10 The mentor's experiences of mentorship 217

References 237

Index 247

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