Mentor Workshop:. Assessing Learners Facilitated by a Practice Education Facilitator. Aim of the Session:. To increase the mentor’s knowledge of student assessment, raising awareness of the legal, professional and ethical responsibilities surrounding assessment. Outcomes for the Session.
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Facilitated by a Practice Education Facilitator
To increase the mentor’s knowledge of student assessment, raising awareness of the legal, professional and ethical responsibilities surrounding assessment
Assessment“Assessment can be defined as the measurement of a candidate’s level of competence in theoretical and practical nursing skills”(Brooker 2001)
“Possessing the skills and abilities required for lawful, safe and effective professional practice without direct supervision”
Judge the level of achievement (NMC legal requirements)
Motivate and enable student progress
Measure interpersonal, communication and team integration skills
Early identification / addressing of issues through effective feedback
Protect the publicThe Purpose of Assessment
“The purpose of the Quality Standards for practice placements is to inform Students, Mentors, HEIs and Service Providers of their roles, responsibilities and entitlements in relation to clinical placement learning”
( NES 2003)
Students must :