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Mentorship from the student perspective

Linford, Dawn and Marshall, Joyce (2014) Mentorship from the student perspective. The Practising Midwife, 17 (11). pp. 33-36. ISSN 1461-3123

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Abstract

Midwifery Basics: Mentorship 3
When undertaking a programme of pre-registration midwifery education, student midwives are working towards responsible and accountable practice at the point of registration. In order to facilitate this, mentors are required to support learning in a range of clinical settings and contribute to the development of the students ability to practice as a safe and competent midwife (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2008, 2011). Experiences of mentorship can influence how a student midwife's confidence and competence develops and may shape how they will subsequently practice once qualified (Hughes and Fraser, 2011; Licqurish and Seibold, 2008). Consequently, supportive and positive mentorship is essential to enhance student learning experiences in practice and to promote their personal and professional development

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood, Youth and Family Research
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2015 13:37
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 09:26
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/23461

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