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Socialization of student nurses - the role of the mentor

Ousey, Karen (2009) Socialization of student nurses - the role of the mentor. Learning in Health and Social Care. ISSN 1473-6853

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Abstract

In this paper, the role of the mentor in supporting student learning and development in clinical practice areas and promoting their socialization into their occupational roles is discussed and explored. Examining the literature relating to the mentor, the essential nature of this role is investigated and related to the socialization process of student nurses; with the importance of maintaining and developing an effective learning environment for the students being examined and considered. The paper concludes that the mentor role is essential in preparing students for their professional role and in ensuring that they reach the competencies required of a registered practitioner

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
Depositing User: Briony Heyhoe
Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 15:42
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 12:25
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4571

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