This authoritative and up-to-date book examines the knowledge base, skills, and attitudes required for mentoring in the context of health care. It is firmly based on current knowledge in the field, and directly addresses the most recent Nursing and Midwifery Council's standards and competencies for mentors.
The text explores theories and research on mentoring, analyses their strengths and weaknesses, and examines how they can be applied to day-to-day mentoring and clinical practice activities. By adopting an analytical and interactive style, the book emphasizes the application of theories and principles to various clinical settings. Key Features
Mentoring and Supervision in Healthcare
- Provides comprehensive content by examining learning styles; different learning environments; evidence-based care; principles of assessment; and evaluation of teaching
- Presents practice-oriented case studies to offer links to 'real-life' and offers an effective framework for mentoring in practice
- Encourages readers to explore and apply concepts to their practice and roles through interactive activities and think points
is an excellent core text for mentor preparation courses in nursing, midwifery, and across the healthcare sector. It supports learning and ongoing professional development for all health care professionals.