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Mentorship

Use this guide to find information resources about practice based learning, mentorship, supervision and assessment including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 15/08/2018

Key Resources

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) Future nurse: standards of proficiency for registered nurses, London: NMC.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) Realising professionalism: standards for education and training, London: NMC.
Royal College of Nursing (2017) RCN guidance for mentors of nursing and midwifery students, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2017) RCN guidance for mentors of nursing and midwifery students, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2017) Helping nursing students get the best from thier placements, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2017) Helping nursing students get the best from thier placements, London: RCN.
 Royal College of Nursing Wales = Coleg Nyrsio Brenhinol Cymru (2016) The future of nursing education in Wales = Dyfodol Addysg Nyrsio yng Nghymru, Cardiff: RCN Wales. Royal College of Nursing Wales = Coleg Nyrsio Brenhinol Cymru (2016) The future of nursing education in Wales = Dyfodol Addysg Nyrsio yng Nghymru, Cardiff: RCN Wales.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2015) The Code: professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, London: NMC.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2010) Standards for pre-registration nursing education, London: NMC.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2009) Standards for pre-registration midwifery education, London: NMC.
Nurse Education for Scotland (2013) National approach to mentorship preparation for nurses and midwives (2nd edition), Edinburgh, NES.
RCN mentorship project 2015: from today Royal College of Nursing and Bazian Ltd (2015) RCN mentorship project 2015: from today's support in practice to tomorrow's vision for excellence, London: RCN.
We would like to thank the RCN Education member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Bulman C, Schutz S and Carter B , editors, 2013, Reflective practice in nursing. Bulman C, Schutz S and Carter B (editors) (2013) Reflective practice in nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Elcock K and Sharples K, 2011, A nurse Elcock K and Sharples K (2011) A nurse's survival guide to mentoring, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Gopee N, 2015, Mentoring and supervision in healthcare Gopee N (2015) Mentoring and supervision in healthcare (3rd edition), London: SAGE.
Johns C (editor) (2017) Becoming a reflective practitioner (5th edition), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Johns C (editor) (2017) Becoming a reflective practitioner (5th edition), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Kilgallon K and Thompson J , 2012, Mentoring in nursing and healthcare a practical approach Kilgallon K and Thompson J (2012) Mentoring in nursing and healthcare: a practical approach, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
McKinnon J (2016) Reflection for nursing life: principles, process and practice, Routledge, Abingdon. McKinnon J (2016) Reflection for nursing life: principles, process and practice, Routledge, Abingdon.
Mills J and Brand D (2017) Learning in practice for nursing students, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan. Mills J and Brand D (2017) Learning in practice for nursing students, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Stuart C (2013) Mentoring, learning and assessment in clinical practice: a guide for nurses, midwives and other health professionals Stuart C (2013) Mentoring, learning and assessment in clinical practice: a guide for nurses, midwives and other health professionals (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Walsh D, 2014, The nurse mentor Walsh D (2014) The nurse mentor's handbook: supporting students in clinical practice (2nd edition), Maidenhead: Open University Press.

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