World Café: a proactive approach to working with mentors
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World Café: a proactive approach to working with mentors

Megan O'Connor Senior lecturer, Health and Social Services, Jersey General Hospital, Department of Higher Education, St Helier, Jersey
Liz Cotrel-Gibbons Senior lecturer, Health and Social Services, Jersey General Hospital, Department of Higher Education, St Helier, Jersey

Mentors are vital for supporting nursing students' learning in practice, but increasing demands on registered nurses can make this a challenging part of their role. This article describes how a new education team in Jersey used the World Café approach to working with mentors on a mentor update day. It explains how the café environment helped mentors to share ideas, develop opportunities to support students' learning in practice areas, increase interdepartmental working and increased communication between the education department and mentors.

Nursing Management. doi: 10.7748/nm.2017.e1553

Correspondence

m.oconnor@health.gov.je

Peer review

This article has been subject to external double-blind peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software

Received: 07 July 2016

Accepted: 10 October 2016

Published online: 07 April 2017