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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: 05/09/2019

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.
World Health Organization (2016) Nurse educator core competencies, WHO: Geneva.
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2018) The Code: professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates, 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's support in practice to tomorrow's vision for excellence 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 and Schutz S (editors) (2013) Reflective practice in nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Elcock K and Sharples K, 2011, A nurse's survival guide to mentoring. Elcock K and Sharples K (2011) A nurse's survival guide to mentoring, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Gopee N (2018) Mentoring and supervision in healthcare (4th edition), Los Angeles: Sage Gopee N (2018) Mentoring and supervision in healthcare (4th edition), Los Angeles: 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.
Lidster J (2019) Student practice supervision & assessment: a guide for NMC nurses and midwives, London: Learning Matters. Lidster J (2019) Student practice supervision & assessment: a guide for NMC nurses and midwives, London: Learning Matters.
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's handbook: supporting students in clinical practice Walsh D (2014) The nurse mentor's handbook: supporting students in clinical practice (2nd edition), Maidenhead: Open University Press.

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Higher Education Academy Fellowship
  • HEA Fellowship demonstrates a personal and institutional commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. Across four categories, from Associate to Principal, Fellowship provides individuals with recognition of their practice, impact and leadership of teaching and learning. HEA Fellowships are embedded in the UK and have been adopted by increasing numbers of higher education institutions globally.
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Health Education England and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Integrated Clinical Academic Programme
  • Personal research training awards for healthcare professionals who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and research leadership with continued clinical practice and clinical development.
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