Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare is a practical, interactive resource that promotes active participation and enhances a deeper level of understanding of mentorship. It explores what is meant by the process of mentoring, addresses what a mentor is, what the role entails, and gives practical help on teaching and assessing students in clinical practice. Written primarily for mentors, this book offers a range of theoretical and practical activities and resources that are enhanced by online learning resources. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of mentorship, including: * The role of mentorship * The mentor-student relationship * The mentor as teacher * Experiential learning and reflective practice * Learning styles and teaching theories * The mentor as assessor * Competence and capability * Health improvement * Career development A core text for mentor preparation and mentor update courses in nursing and allied health, Mentoring in Nursing and Healthcare is an essential guide that supports learning and ongoing professional development.
Key Features: * Includes not only the latest and most up-to-date NMC standards, but also the Health and Care Professions Council's standards of proficiency * Accessible and practice-oriented, with case studies, reflective exercises and activities throughout * Has a strong focus on assessment skills * Supported by interactive online resources that include test-yourself questions, multiple choice questions, web-links, PowerPoint slides, case studies, and activities at www.wiley.com/go/mentoring
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 456 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 14 mm
This practical guide will enhance a deep level of understanding and knowledge of mentorship. It is an invaluable resource on mentorship in nursing and health care. (Nursing Standard, 3 October 2012)