Mentoring Matters- A model of support for sign off mentors. Practice Category. Dawn Ferguson, Carol McCorry Practice Education Team . NIPEC Resource. Practice category-protecting the public . Infrastructure to support the implementation of the
Dawn Ferguson, Carol McCorry
Practice Education Team
Practice category-protecting the public.
Infrastructure to support the implementation of the
NMC Standards to support learning and assessment in practice (2008)
To provide support, information and supervision to those sign off mentors who were supporting final placement students
To ensure continued public protection
What our sign off mentors told us….
and problem solving
with other mentors
Recognised my own level of knowledge
Greater insight into my own responsibilities
These sessions helped me be better prepared for the student
Patient safety - Protection of the public
“Effective and well supported mentors
improves our chances of making sure the right people get on to the register-
It’s as fundamental as that..” (NMC 2010)
Telephone number: 02838833346
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Nursing & Midwifery Council (2008) Standards to Support Learning & Assessment in Practice. London: NMC
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