A Practical Guide for Mentors of Nursing, Health and Social Care Students
- Julie Bailey-McHale - University of Chester, UK
- Donna Mary Hart - Education and Training Centre, Douglas, Isle of Man
Learning objectives, chapter summaries and reflective questions are also included to help readers reappraise what they have learned.
Mastering Mentorship will be essential reading for both those preparing to become nurse mentors at post-registration level and those already qualified to mentor.
'This text is long overdue. The case studies within the book carefully illuminate important issues in a pragmatic way, offering helpful strategies and insights to enhance mentorship for both the mentor and mentee'
- Susan Bernhauser,
Emerita Dean of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield
'Mentoring is probably the most powerful development process practitioners can experience, and when it works it develops two for the price of one. This book is an important contribution to the literature of applying mentorship to practice, it is a well written, no nonsense guide and will be an invaluable resource for mentors and mentees'
- Bev Critchlow,
Chief Nurse, Isle of Man
'A thoroughly engaging text that admirably links the theoretical components of mentorship to its practical application. This book highlights the important role of mentorship for all health and social care professionals'
- Steve Chell,
Head of Mental Health Services, Isle of Man Government
'An authoritative book which is eminently readable and enhanced by a compendium of practitioner case studies'
- Catherine Quilliam,
Director of Community Nursing, Isle of Man
'This practical guide is essential to those involved in the mentorship of health and social care students. The book draws upon contemporary practice and engages the reader throughout with points for reflection and case study examples'
- Jim Riley,
Head of Social Work for Older People and Disabled Adults, Isle of Man
Excellent resources for new nursing mentors - helpfully linked directly to the NMC standards.
very easy to read. the personal accounts from mentors across health and social care disciplines help to explore and 'bring to life' the key issues in mentorship.
Used constantly during the course easy to read well laid out
This book is recommended as a supporting resource for students studying preparation for mentorship.
Very useful text for social work practitioners as well when taking on the assessor role.
An essential straightforward guide for the learning and assessing course
This text clearly links theoretical elements that are discussed in the facilitation of mentorship delivery to the actual practice of mentorship.
Case studies allow mentors to bridge potential theory practice gaps and there is clear linking to the current NMC Domains
A very useful and comprehensive guide to mentorship practice.
an excellent resource for students on a PG Cert course. Easy to read and well presented
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter One: Mastery and Mentorship