Professional development and the role of mentorship
Parveen Azam Ali PhD student, University of Sheffield, and registered general nurse, Swinton Lodge Care Home
Wendy Panther Care centre manager, Swinton Lodge Care Home, Swinton, South Yorkshire
This article reviews the concept of mentorship in nursing and explores the role and responsibilities of the mentor in enhancing the learning experience of nursing students. The essential attributes of the mentor and various phases of the mentor-student relationship are discussed.
Nursing Standard. 22, 42, 35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.06.22.42.35.c6579Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review
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