15 Credits NHS YEAR

Aims/Description: This unit extends skills in supporting and guiding others when learning new techniques and applying new knowledge; facilitating learning and professional growth within an inter-professional environment. For those requiring NMC mentorship this is suitable for Adult Nurse registrants working in primary care, general practice and community care settings to mentor students during clinical practice placements. By the end of the module you will have sufficient knowledge, skills and competence to meet the NMC SLAiP (2008) standards. Prospective mentors need registration with the NMC for at least 1 year as an Adult Nurse.

Restrictions on availability: Students must be nurse registrants currently working in clinical practice within the primary care or community care setting. Students must also be supported by a mentor supervisor from clinical practice.

Staff Contact: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK