Failure to fail: assessing nursing students’ competence during practice placements
Krzysztof Rutkowski Staff nurse, Intensive Care Unit, London Chest Hospital, Barts and the London Trust, London
The aim of this article is to provide a critical overview of the issues relating to the reluctance of registered nurses or mentors to fail students in their competencies and to identify possible causes for this at the practice level.
Nursing Standard. 22, 13,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.12.22.13.35.c6299
Published in print: 05 December 2007Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review