This practical book offers constructive guidance to nurses involved in nurse education and learning especially those in a mentoring role. It explains the reasons for change in nurse education and introduces the theory behind the practice of teaching and assessing. The book avoids the use of jargon and is written in a relaxed humorous style. It contains a series of activities in each chapter and information is cross-referenced for ease of use. Subjects include teaching styles motivation learning theories student support assessment including legal responsibilities and proffessional accountability and effective learning environments. This book also provides advice on the use of clinical incidents to assist the development of students' critical thinking skills. Partners in Learning will help staff develop valuable insights into their teaching and assessing roles in the full variety of practical settings where clinical nurses support students. It shows how practitioners and academics can work with students to enable them to be capable of delivering the highest quality of care. It is unique in being intended for use by nurses undertaking the new Mentorship Preparation Programmes.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd